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Posted On: 11 April 2022 10:21 am
Updated On: 11 April 2022 10:58 am

Rawdat Al Khail park opened to the public

Fareeha Imtiaz
Fareeha Imtiaz
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Rawdat Al Khail Park opened to the public

It was announced in a tweet by the Ministry of Municipality on April 10, 2022 that the Rawdat Al Khail park was officially opened to the public on April 10, 2022 by H.E. the Minister of Municipality Dr Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Subaie.

Also present at the opening were Mike Purzycki, Mayor of Wilmington – Delaware, United States and his delegation along with officials and engineers from the Public Works Authority (Ashghal). Furthermore, Purzycki engaged in the planting of a 'friendship tree' at the park along with H.E. Dr Al Subaie which was to mark the growing friendship between Qatar and the US.

The park is also known as Muntazah Park which underwent significant development over many years. Being one of the oldest parks in Doha, it spans across 140,000 sqm and includes a 1,183m pedestrian path, a 1,119m running track, and a 1,118m cycling track. Additionally, has green areas covering an area of 98,000 sqm and 1,600 trees.

Furthermore, this park is to cater to varying age groups as it includes recreational and sports facilities along with exercise and training areas witRawdat Al Khail park opened to the public fitness equipment. The park also has two dedicated play areas for children of the ages 2-5 and 6-12. Further ensuring inclusion the park has taken into consideration the requirements of children with special needs.

Added to the park features are 40 bicycle stands, 7 food kiosks, 137 lighting poles, 8 barbecue areas, as well as abundant seating.

Source: Ministry of Municipality
Cover image credit: Gulf Times