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Posted On: 16 June 2019 09:51 am

Qatar wins CIHT international projects award

Abdullah Amir
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The State of Qatar, represented by the National Committee for Traffic Safety (NCTS), has made a major international achievement in the field of traffic safety by winning the best international project award given by the London-based Chartered Institute of Highway and Transportation (CIHT), for its project: "Road Safety and Sustainable Transport Management in Qatar"

Secretary of NCTS Brigadier Eng. Mohammed Abdullah Al Maliki received the award which was handed by CIHT President Matthew Lugg.

Qatar's eligibility of this award comes in the light of its success in applying global standards and a scientific understanding of the requirements for reducing the traffic problems identified by the United Nations as a disaster that threatens modern societies.

Commenting on the occasion, Brigadier Mohammed Abdullah Al Maliki said that the CIHT awards are covering 15 categories, including, among others, international projects, health & safety, training, roads, transportation and planning.

He stressed that this victory confirms that the State of Qatar has become a global leader in the field of traffic safety management and sustainable transport, pointing to the great support enjoyed by the efforts to enhance road safety in the country. "Traffic safety enjoys great support from the political leadership, through the establishment of the National Committee for Road Safety.

Source QNA