Dohatna confirms pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Z Flip 6 in Qatar

On July 11 2024, Dohatna Innovative Distribution was thrilled to announce the commencement of pre-orders in Qatar for the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Z Flip 6. The pronouncement was made at a pre-order launch event held at the Samsung Katara outlet in Doha, with esteemed guests including Ali Bin Ali Holding’s COO of Consumer & Hi-Tech Retail, Mr. Sébastien Farhat, Dohatna’s Division Manager, Mr. Azhar Baksh, and Business Manager, Mr. Deepak Jayaram, Samsung’s Country Manager, Mr. Nandagopal P.L, other senior Dohatna personnel, and Samsung enthusiasts, marking a significant milestone for Samsung in Qatar.

At the highly anticipated event, the atmosphere was electric as the innovative foldable devices were unveiled to the eager audience. The sleek and futuristic design of the Galaxy Z Fold 6 immediately caught the eye, with its seamless foldable display and premium metallic finish exuding sophistication. As it unfolded, the large immersive screen provided a truly immersive experience, perfect for multitasking and entertainment.

On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 6 impressed with its compact and stylish clamshell design. The vibrant colors and mirror-like finish added a touch of elegance, while the flexible display effortlessly folded and unfolded with a satisfying snap. The Z Flip 6’s compact form factor made it a fashion-forward accessory that easily fit into pockets or purses.

During the launch event, Mr. Farhat expressed his excitement for the new devices, stating, “We are thrilled to bring the latest innovations from Samsung to our valued customers in Qatar. The Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Z Flip 6 are not just phones; they represent the pinnacle of foldable smartphone technology, seamlessly blending cutting-edge design with unparalleled performance. We look forward to witnessing the excitement they generate among our customers.”

Overall, the unveiling of Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Z Flip 6 was a testament to Samsung’s commitment to innovation that offered users with unique mobile experience in device productivity and entertainment.

Customers who take the opportunity to pre-order the phones are guaranteed exclusive offers and benefits from Dohatna including upgrades in the latest technology.

For inquiries about Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Z Flip 6, contact Dohatna Innovative Distribution on: +974 33403029, visit their website: https://www.dohatna.com.qa/, or their offices at Ahmed Bin Ali Business Center, C Ring Road, Doha.

Ali Bin Ali Holding Accommodation earns recognition from Ministry of Labor, selected to host Health & Hygiene awareness event

Ali Bin Ali Holding proudly announced its Al Kheesa female accommodation was recognized by the Ministry of Labour (MOL) for exceeding living standards and practices.

This recognition reflects the high standards set by both management and employees, which have met the ministry’s expectations.

As a testament to this achievement, Ali Bin Ali Holding was chosen to host a special event at Dohatna Logistics Park, dedicated to promoting health and personal hygiene awareness.

The event, held on May 16 2024, brought together a distinguished group of attendees. Representing the Ministry of Labor were senior managers and executive training personnel, eager to share their knowledge with the residents of Al Kheesa.

ABA Holding was well-represented by Mrs. Evelyne de Croutte (General Manager, ABA Real Estate), Mr. Mohammad Labban (HR Manager), Henry George (Accommodation Manager), and Mahmoud Khairt (Sr. Human Resource Business Partner).  Most importantly, the event included the participation of approximately 60 residents from the Holding, showcasing the vibrant community spirit that thrives within the Al Kheesa accommodation.

“We are honored to be recognized by the Ministry of Labour for exceeding living standards and practices,” said Mrs. Evelyne de Croutte, General Manager, ABA Real Estate. “This selection reflects the dedication of our entire team, from management to residents, in maintaining a high standard of living that prioritizes both health and well-being.”

Ms. Clarissa Cadornigara, the Accommodation Coordinator, played an instrumental role in coordinating residents, divisions, and all necessary arrangements for the event.

The event wasn’t just educational, it created a positive and communal atmosphere. People from different cultures came together to share their unique perspective.

This event serves as a valuable reminder of the importance of collaboration between employers, employees, and the Ministry of Labor in creating a safe and healthy environment for all.

ABA Holding remains committed to upholding these values and fostering a thriving community within its accommodations.

Turkish Actor Burak Özçivit lights up ABA Luxury’s 5th Anniversary in Kuwait

Ali Bin Ali Luxury showroom in Kuwait commemorated its 5th anniversary with a grand celebration graced by the presence of renowned Turkish renowned actor Burak Özçivit on May 6, 2024.

Burak Özçivit received a warm welcome from Ali Bin Ali Country Manager, Amer Haddad, and the distinguished management team of Ali Bin Ali Kuwait.

The event was a huge success, attracting a multitude of VIP guests, celebrities, and social media influencers who were granted exclusive opportunity to meet the acclaimed actor.

In anticipation of the momentous occasion, a special photoshoot was organized for Burak Özçivit, where he modeled the exquisite Shamballa Jewels and the cutting-edge HYT timepieces. The photoshoot embodied the essence of luxury and refinement, perfectly complementing the event’s sophisticated atmosphere.

Attendees of the event were treated to a luxurious evening of brand immersion. From the heritage and craftsmanship that define a particular fashion house to the innovative technology behind a cutting-edge watchmaker, guests gained a deeper appreciation for the products on display.

“We’re thrilled to celebrate the 5th anniversary of our Ali Bin Ali Showroom in Kuwait! This milestone reflects our commitment to providing exceptional fashion experiences to our valued customers in the region. We’re grateful for their continued support and excited to continue offering them the latest trends and top brands for years to come.” noted Mr. Amer Haddad.

Ali Bin Ali Luxury remains committed to bringing the world’s most luxurious products to the region.

Ali Bin Ali Holding celebrates International Women’s Day: A day of inspiration, empowerment, and community

To mark International Women’s Day, Ali Bin Ali Holding hosted its inaugural Women’s Day event on March 7th, bringing together 55 remarkable women for an afternoon of inspiration, empowerment, and connection. The remaining female ABA staff members joined the session remotely via MS Teams.

The energy in the ABA tower first-floor training room, transformed with purple hues, inspirational quotes, and adorable cupcakes, was truly electric.

The event kicked off with opening remarks by Ms. Gizelle Lacson, Manager of Learning and Development, ABA HR. Following that, two of ABA’s most respected senior leaders, Mrs. Riham Monavar, General Manager of Ali Bin Ali Contracting, and Mrs. Evelyn Croutte, General Manager of ABA Real Estate, delivered an inspirational talk.

Mrs. Riham shared her inspiring journey, navigating challenges in a traditionally male-dominated field and emphasizing the importance of resilience, innovation, and mentorship.

Mrs. Evelyn’s powerful message focused on the importance of human dignity and respect, advocating for a world where women’s voices are heard, and their contributions are celebrated.

Both Mrs. Evelyn and Mrs. Riham Monavar praised Mr. Nabeel Ali Bin Ali for his vision in empowering them to lead in male-dominated businesses. They highlighted this as his approach in general towards women at ABA who he believes are capable of achieving remarkable things.

Following the speeches, a Q&A session and discussions on career development, overcoming challenges, and achieving work-life balance equipped attendees with practical tools to navigate their professional journeys.

“Our vision is to leverage this event to create a world within Ali Bin Ali where women, in all their multifaceted roles, are empowered and connected. Through a vibrant women’s network, we want to celebrate the strength and journeys of our female leaders, fostering a space for mentorship, professional development, and shared success.” said, Mrs. Gizelle Lacson

The event wasn’t just about listening – it was about connecting. Attendees enjoyed lively networking opportunities, forging valuable connections and fostering a strong sense of community amongst ABA’s talented women.

At the end of the event, attendees also received a special gift they could cherish, serving as a lasting reminder of the day.

Ali Bin Ali Holding is proud to celebrate the achievements of its women and remains dedicated to fostering a workplace that values diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunities for all.

Monoprix partners with Snoonu to expand delivery services

Snoonu, the fastest growing Qatari tech company, is thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with Monoprix Qatar, a subsidiary of Ali Bin Ali Holding and premier leading hypermarket chain to enhance and expand supermarket delivery services.

The collaboration between Snoonu and Monoprix aims to provide customers with a seamless and convenient shopping experience. This partnership grants Monoprix customers access to Snoonu’s advanced delivery technology, enabling faster and more efficient deliveries of a wide range of products, including groceries, household items, consumer electronics, beauty products, and baby care, directly to their doorsteps.

“We are delighted to partner with Monoprix to bring our cutting-edge delivery technology to their customers,” said Hamad Al hajri, Founder and CEO of Snoonu “By combining our expertise in delivery services with Monoprix’s commitment to quality products, we are confident that this partnership will set a new standard for grocery delivery in the industry.”

“At Monoprix, we’re thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with Snoonu, leveraging their cutting-edge delivery technology. This collaboration empowers us to deliver an exceptional grocery shopping experience for our valued customers, characterized by unparalleled speed and convenience. In today’s dynamic landscape, we recognize the critical role of efficient and reliable delivery, and this partnership positions us to not only meet, but exceed, the evolving expectations of our customer base.”, said Mr. Sebastian Farhat, COO, Consumer & Hi-Tech Retail, Ali Bin Ali Holding.

Snoonu, the fastest delivery application, will integrate seamlessly with Monoprix, providing customers with a user-friendly interface to browse, select, and purchase their favorite groceries and other non-food items for delivery. This collaboration will not only streamline the ordering process but also ensure timely and reliable delivery of fresh and high-quality products.

As part of the partnership, Snoonu and Monoprix Qatar will also introduce exclusive promotional offers and discounts for customers using the delivery service, further enhancing the value proposition for shoppers.

The Snoonu and Monoprix partnership marks a significant step forward in the evolution of Supermarket delivery services, catering to the increasing demand for convenient and reliable shopping solutions.

“The Heartbeat of Our Success” Honored: Ali Bin Ali Holding Celebrates HR & Admin Heroes


Ali Bin Ali Holding (ABA) celebrated its remarkable Human Resource and Administration team at a spectacular Awards Night held on Friday, February 23rd, 2024 at the Alwadi Hotel Doha MGallery in Mshreib Downtown.

Themed “ABA Heroes: The Heartbeat of Our Success,” the evening was a booming success, filled with recognition and appreciation. The night glittered with elegance as all the members of the HR and Admin department arrived in stunning black-tie attire, ready for a celebration.

The evening began with a welcome reception, followed by opening remarks and an inspiring speech by Mr. Aldrine Fernandez thanking the various sub-functions within the HR & Admin department namely People Services, People Operations, Learning & Development, General Management, Talent Acquisition, HR Business Partners, HR Information System, Rewards and Personnel for their timely execution and outstanding work.

“From the very beginning, I’ve held a fundamental belief: true success isn’t built in a vacuum. It’s the collective spirit and the unwavering dedication of individuals that propel us forward. Tonight, I want to thank the incredible people who ensure the smooth operation of our HR & Administrative functions, making ABA the success story it is today.” said Mr. Aldrine Fernandez, General Manager, ABA Human Resources and Administration.

Following the EEC’s video showcasing lighthearted questions that sparked amusement among the audience, it was time for the much-anticipated Awards Distribution Ceremony. Top Performers were recognized first, followed by the Length of Service Awards celebrating team members’ dedication over the years.

To add a touch of fun and interaction, an engaging HR based quiz activity fostered friendly competition among colleagues.

The evening took a heartwarming turn as the Retirees Awards Ceremony honored those who have dedicated their lives to Ali Bin Ali Holding. This special tribute recognized four esteemed retirees: Sanaa Mahmoud Abdulrazak, Trinidad Bernarte Caratao, Shahid Rasheed, and Moussa Ibrahim Esmail. Each individual was lauded for their exceptional service to Ali Bin Ali Holding, spanning 25-45 remarkable years, solidifying their place as cherished members of the ABA family.

To conclude the night, a digital raffle draw added a touch of excitement, awarding lucky individuals with some very lucrative prizes.

The HR & Admin Awards Night left a lasting impression on everyone, cementing the HR & Admin team’s position as the “Heartbeat of ABA’s Success.”

ABA Finance hosts a thrilling get together

Once again, ABA Finance Department outdid itself by hosting another exhilarating event. On February 23, 2024, the Finance Department hosted a “Get Together” event at Sealine Resort, bringing together over five hundred participants, including employees and their families. The one-day event was a celebration of unity and friendship among employees from all finance departments across the 18 business streams of ABA Holding. It was also a moment for the department to unwind and reflect on its performance and achievement.

From the onset, the venue set the mood for what was to be a fun-filled day. The therapeutic venue overlooking the sea coupled with background acoustics and great service from the hotel, created the best mode for entertaining attendees.

To kick-off the event, the Group Chief Financial Officer of the Holding, Mr. Iftekhar Ahmad, emphasized the importance of the get together. He stated, “The Finance Get Together is a tradition that brings us closer as a team and strengthens our bond across departments. It is a testament to the unity and dedication of our finance professionals in contributing to the success of Ali Bin Ali Holding.”

The event featured activities such as Finance Got Talent, where employees showcased their talents in various forms such as poetry, music, and dancing. An obstacle race tested the contenders’ skills, while a captivating kids’ play area kept the children entertained with bouncy castles, face painting, and kids’ challenges. Other engaging activities included: puzzle challenge, castle building, grass surfing and tug of war. Special recognition also went to the best performing and long serving employees within the department.

Throughout the day, participants enjoyed raffle draws that tested their luck and prospects of winning variety of exciting prizes. Members were also treated to an enchanted performance by a master illusionist who showcased his stage magic and close-up tricks that were seemingly impossible.

From invitation to the actual event, the get together had promised an unforgettable experience and it delivered just that. The event concluded with a delicious and sumptuous meal with varieties for all attendees, who also received hampers courtesy of the ABA Finance Department.

The Finance Get Together not only provided a platform for employees to showcase their talents and bond with colleagues but also highlighted the value of unity and teamwork within the Holding. It served as a reminder of the collective efforts that drive the success of Ali Bin Ali Holding.

Click the link to watch the video event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ORmfsiQubU

Dohatna Logistics Park celebrates Qatar Sports Day with triumph and teamwork

In an enthusiastic celebration of National Sports Day 2024, Ali Bin Ali Holding’s Real Estate Division hosted a vibrant sports day for Dohatna Logistics Park (DLP) residents on February 13, 2024.

Over 250 participants, alongside 200 cheering supporters, engaged in a spirited competition featuring cricket, basketball, volleyball, tug-of-war, and arm wrestling. The event fostered a sense of community and camaraderie.

The day witnessed several nail-biting matches, showcasing exceptional talent and a healthy dose of rivalry between divisions, companies, and nationalities. “Monoprix O-Five Team B” emerged victorious in basketball, while “Logistics Team B” reigned supreme in volleyball. “Logistics Distribution Team” clinched the cricket championship, and the “Logistics Team” dominated the tug-of-war challenge. Amos Mabiria Nyambati emerged as the arm-wrestling champion, adding another layer of excitement to the day.

The event was perfectly coordinated by Henry George, DLP Accommodation Manager, with invaluable support from the Real Estate team who donned the hats of umpires, referees, and coordinators. Security and housekeeping teams also played a pivotal role in ensuring a smooth and successful event.

Following a morning filled with energetic competition, a grand ceremony was held in the main hall. Mrs. Evelyne de Croutte, General Manager, Ali Bin Ali Holding Real Estate, presented trophies and gifts to the winners, acknowledging the contributions of sponsors ABA Beverages and FMCG.

“Qatar National Sports Day embodies the importance of physical well-being and teamwork, values we embrace wholeheartedly at ABA Real Estate. We were delighted to see our team members participate with such enthusiasm, supporting each other and demonstrating the power of collaboration. Sports are a fantastic way to build a strong, dynamic company culture.”, said Mrs. Evelyne de Croutte, General Manager, Ali Bin Ali Holding Real Estate.

The overwhelming success of the event has set the stage for even bigger plans in 2025. Inspired by the high level of resident interest, organizers are planning a lead-up to the next National Sports Day, culminating in thrilling semi-final and final matches on the main event day. This enhanced format promises to provide even more residents with the opportunity to participate, solidifying the event as a cornerstone of the DLP calendar.

ABA Holding Head Office hosts successful Sports Day 2024

On February 13, 2024, Ali Bin Ali Holding (Head Office Support Function) organized a thrilling sports day event at Al Dana Garden, Sharq Village and Spa in Doha, Qatar to promote sports and wellness. The event, under the theme, “Celebrate Sports, Celebrate Life,” saw a total of 350 attendees, including employees and their family members, come together for a day filled with sports and fun activities.

Welcoming attendees to the event, the Group Chief Finance Officer, Mr. Iftekhar Ahmad, stated that the ABA Sports Day was an essential annual event that not only fostered team spirit and camaraderie within the company, but also promotes a healthy lifestyle and work-life balance for the employees.

The sports event featured a variety of games and obstacles designed to cater to guests of all ages and genders. For the adults, games such as the obstacle race, triathlon, and beach volleyball were arranged to challenge them. Each department of the ABA head office was required to submit at least one team for each game, consisting of four members. These games tested participants’ endurance and teamwork skills, providing an exciting and competitive atmosphere. One of the captivating moments of the event was a session of boot camp exercises that explored members’ cardio strength and resilience.

Teenagers enjoyed games like gladiator jostling, zorb ball competitions, relays, and grass surfing, among others. While the little children were entertained with bouncy castles, face painting, and mini-interactive games. In every activity, contestants had the opportunity to win a range of prizes from duty-free vouchers, home appliances, beauty products, to shopping vouchers. All in all, the event was filled with positive energy and provided a great opportunity for a day full of jubilation.

At the conclusion of the sports day event, the long-awaited raffle draw took place, exciting participants as they eagerly awaited the results. The draw was split into two segments: the initial draw which had a variety of awards and the grand raffle that featured a coveted duty-free voucher worth QAR. 3,000.

Sports Day encourages people of all ages and backgrounds to come together and participate in various sports and recreational activities, emphasizing the importance of physical fitness and well-being. Additionally, Sports Day in Qatar showcases the country’s commitment to sports and wellness, highlighting its dedication to promoting a culture of health and fitness. By celebrating Sports Day, Qatar reinforces the values of teamwork, perseverance, and sportsmanship, while also reinforcing its position as a global hub for sports and recreation.

Click the link below to see the videos of the ABA Head Office Sports Day event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijYdDzg7B3A

 

ABA Fashion and MACH & MACH host successful events in Doha with founders Nina and Gvantsa

Renowned brand MACH & MACH, in collaboration with Ali Bin Ali Fashion, organized an exclusive meet and greet event with the founders of MACH & MACH, Nina and Gvantsa Macharashvili. The event took place on February 1, 2024, at the prestigious Place Vendome Mall in Doha, marking the launch of the MACH & MACH pop-up store.

Fashion enthusiasts, brand supporters, members of the press, and the general public were in attendance, creating an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation. The event provided a unique opportunity for attendees to interact with the founders and gain insights into the brand’s vision and creative process.

Prior to the meet and greet event, on January 31, 2024, Nina and Gvantsa Macharashvili hosted a VIP dinner at Galeries Lafayette Doha’s La Suite Penthouse. This exclusive gathering brought together premium clients and representatives of Ali Bin Ali Holding. Influencers such as Rita Dahdah Fawaz, Sanaz, Noora Binta, Kaoutar Jay, Nadi Babiyak, and Seereenk were also invited to the dinner. The evening was dedicated to discussing the dynamic and ever-changing fashion market in Qatar and the Middle East, as well as exploring the numerous opportunities it presents.

The meet and greet event and VIP dinner showcased the commitment of MACH & MACH and Ali Bin Ali Fashion to fostering meaningful connections within the fashion industry, and presenting exquisite Italian craftsmanship that embodies elegance and sophistication to the Qatar market. By bringing together key stakeholders, the events facilitated engaging conversations and highlighted the brand’s dedication to innovation and excellence.

MACH & MACH’s pop-up store at Place Vendome Mall will serve as a hub for fashion enthusiasts and customers to explore the brand’s latest collections of luxury footwear and accessories, and experience their unique aesthetic firsthand.

For more information about MACH & MACH and their products, visit the pop-up store at Place Vendome which is open on Sunday to Wednesday from 10AM-11PM, and Thursday to Saturday from 10AM-12AM. You can also visit the website: https://www.galerieslafayette.qa/shop/