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The National Museum of Qatar opening event and the Fashion Trust Arabia prize pulled in big international names. A star-studded line up descended upon Qatar last week for two important events – the Fashion Trust Arabia prize and the opening event for the new National Museum of Qatar. Victoria Beckham was joined by supermodel Naomi Campbell, designer Diane von Furstenberg and Carla Bruni, with her husband, former President Nicolas Sarkozy of France, at the inaugural…

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will host a star-studded opening ceremony on Wednesday and the doors will open to the public on Thursday. The National Museum of Qatar is set to open this week. The museum – which took nearly ten years to complete at a cost of US$434 million – is built in the shape of a desert rose and is a stunning addition to Doha’s skyline. Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani…