American Muslim clockmaking teen accepts invite from QF to visit Doha
A 14-year-old boy arrested in Texas for building a clock that was thought to be a hoax bomb will be heading to Doha soon after receiving an invitation from Qatar Foundation (QF).
Ahmed Mohamed’s father Mohamed Elhassan Mohamad announced the trip in a statement, the Dallas Morning News reported yesterday on its Irving blog.
According to the newspaper, the invitation to visit Qatar and tour Education City came from QF after Ahmed met the Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu at the United Nations.
The teen had been touring the US after reports of him being handcuffed, arrested and questioned earlier this month went viral. He was briefly held by police on potential hoax bomb charges after taking a home-made clock into school to show his teacher.
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Source News: Doha News