Culture at core of Qatari National Day

Qataris promote culture as well as military ware on country's National Day.

    Qatar is celebrating its National Day with the usual display of pomp and ceremony.

    But, instead of only parading military assets down the main street, the government is also trying to promote the country's culture.

    Al Jazeera's Erica Wood reports from Doha.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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