The Qatar-America Institute (QAI) is a non-profit research institute that hosts an open cultural
space to hold and facilitate intercultural exchange programs and develop educational research
on cultural and strategic relations between the United States and Qatar.
QAI works proactively to educate and provide the facts and interests that guide American and
Qatari partnerships through study and analysis, and encourage peaceful dialogue to enhance
cooperation and strengthen lasting relationships and friendships between the Qatari and
The institute is active in many fields, including education and awareness. QAI educates the
public in America and Qatar on awareness and cultural exchange related to the politics which is
vital to the strategic relationship between Qatar and the United States.
As for research and discovery, QAI provides research and realities related to the economy,
social and political collaboration between the United States and Qatar.
H.E. Dr. Khaled bin Ibrahim Al-Sulaiti, General Manager of Katara, has won the award of the first
government figure supporting Arab tourism for the year 2017, after intense competition
between several prestigious personalities working in tourism and heritage within the Arab
world. This achievement of Dr. Al-Sulaiti came during the ninth session of the Arab Tourism
Media Oscars Awards for the Arab Center for Tourist Information as recognition of his huge
efforts in leading one of the most important cultural and tourism institutions in the Arab world,
which is the Cultural Village Foundation Katara.