Prime Minister inspects Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor project

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Prime Minister inspects Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor project

Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani inspected the Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor project on Thursday afternoon. The first phase of the projects is set to be completed soon.

The prime minister reviewed the map of the project, which is being implemented by the Public Works Authority (Ashghal). He was briefed on the latest developments of the projects and plans to integrate it with the Doha Metro network.

The PM reviewed work progress of the project's 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.

 

The prime minister 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.

The PM was accompanied during the visit by a number of senior officials and engineers at the Public Works Authority and representatives of the implementing companies. 

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