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Posted On: 10 September 2020 08:50 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:22 pm

Prime Minister inspects Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor project

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H.E. the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani inspected the Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor project, as its first phase will be opened soon, during a visit by His Excellency on Thursday afternoon, to a number of the project stations.

H.E. the Prime Minister reviewed the map of the project, which is being implemented by the Public Works Authority (Ashghal), and listened to an explanation of its latest developments, advantages, and integration with the Doha Metro network and the project's landmarks, and its 32 bridges, including the longest bridge in Qatar with a length of 2.6 km, the first suspension bridge with a length 1.2 km and 9 tunnels, including the longest and deepest two-way tunnel with a length of 2.1 km long and depth of 25 meters. The project also provides access to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 stadiums.

H.E. the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior praised the progress of the project's work, appreciating the efforts of those in charge of it, and their keenness to adhere to the schedule set for it. Also, His Excellency praised Ashghal's dependence on local materials and national companies in the implementation of the project.

H.E. the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior was accompanied during the visit by a number of senior officials and engineers at the Public Works Authority and representatives of the implementing companies.

Source: Qatar News Agency