Ashghal to launch $27.4bn projects over five yearsby CW Staff on Jan 27, 2013
The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) of Qatar is in the process of launching $27.4bn worth of projects over the next five years, reports The Peninsula.
The latest project to be launched by Ashghal is the $2.7bn Inner Doha Resewerage Implementation Strategy (IDRIS), aimed at addressing Qatar's drainage problems for the next 50 years.
In September 2012, Ashghal had unveiled 221 projects worth $13.7bn. These included: repair and maintenance of highway structures, road improvements in different municipalities, cleaning projects, construction of commercial centres and complexes and traffic-flow improvement.
"To enable the nation to support the future socio-economic needs of the country, Ashghal has adopted a strategic and comprehensive approach to deliver some of Qatar's largest infrastructure projects," said Eng. Nasser Ghaith Al-Kuwari, manager of Ashghal's Drainage Project department.
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