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The three-day event, patronised by HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, is organised by Qatar's Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC). "Microsoft has a strong relationship with MoTC and we stand firmly behind the ministry and the government of Qatar as they work towards the Qatar National Vision 2030, launched by HH the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani," said Lana Khalaf, public sector director and acting country manager, Microsoft Qatar. Microsoft's HoloLens partner Trimble operates the HoloLens Corner, where attendees have the opportunity to explore the capabilities of the device and walk through an interactive holographic experience of Qitcom. Also on display are an assortment of powerful innovations in hardware achieved by Microsoft's OEM partners, such as Dell, Toshiba, Lenovo and HP.


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