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Posted On: 26 March 2013 01:49 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:12 pm

Al Fazaa highway fleet augmented

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Doha March 26: The launch ceremony at Al Fazaa headquarters was attended by Director of the Al Fazaa, Col Abdul Azeez bin Faisal Al Thani, Head of the transport and workshop section under Logistics and Supply Department Col Ahmad Al Muhannadi, Director of Technical Affairs Department at National Command Centre Maj Ali Al Muhannadi, among other officials. The “highways section” at Al Fazaa serves commuters on those roads and the new vehicles will contribute to improve the level of all services on all external roads that connect different areas of the country, said Col Al Thani in a press conference. Maj Ali Al Muhannadi explained that, by the launch of new fleets, all phases of ‘Najm’ system for Al Fazaa police have been completed. This will facilitate Al Fazaa personnel to manage the incidents and the vehicle and personnel resources in a better manner. The ‘Najm’ security system includes more than 16 services related with receiving complaints, statistics, data analysis and decision making, he added. Col Ahmed Al Mohannadi, said that the new fleet was painted as per the Al Fazaa color theme with special markings to separate it as vehicles used for highway patrol. The vehicles are equipped with adequate lightings, warning lights, front and rear warning flash lights, loud speakers to use in necessary conditions and front visors to prevent accidents, he said. Head of highway section at Al Fazaa Capt Naif bin Faleh Al Thani said that the vehicles will be deployed in five highways linking different areas of the country. They are Shamal road, Salwa road, Dukhan road, Mesaieed road and Al Khor coastal road. Capt Al Thani added that highway patrols are assigned with many duties in addition to security responsibilities such as various humanitarian tasks for road users that need assistance. The patrols have authority to deal with accident on the roads and securing the area until concerned authorities reach the spot. Source:Qatar Chronicle