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Traditions at risk in Qatar's rapid progress
Maintaining national identity difficult as natural resources lead to vast transformation.
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2011 00:27

As Qatar celebrates National Day on Sunday, paying tribute to the creation of an independent state, there are fears that old traditions are at risk of being lost.

Oil money has attracted thousands of foreigners, and Qataris are now a minority in their own country.

Al Jazeera's Soraya Lennie reports from Qatar.

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