An employee of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has won the best photo award at the tenth annual Arab Tourism Media Oscar Awards.
Mohamed al-Hasel al-Yafei, a photographer in the Corporate Communications Department, was announced as the winner earlier this week when the awards were handed out on the sidelines of the ITB Berlin Convention 2018 in Berlin, Germany.
Dr Sultan al-Yahyie, president of the Arab Tourism Media Centre said more than one and a half million voters participated in selecting award winners through electronic voting. A total of 187 participants from 14 Arab countries entered the competition, which comprised several categories including best specialised journalist, best television show, best documentary tourist programme, and best Arab news agency, among other categories.
Mohamed al-Hasel al-Yafei
Al-Yafei, whose winning photograph was taken at Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum, expressed his great pleasure in receiving the award. He called it a win on behalf of the Qatar and thanked those who voted for his photo for their support. He also thanked HMC for the organisation’s ongoing encouragement and support of his professional career.
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