Qatar Fuel (Woqod) opened a new service station in Abu Samra yesterday.
The service station is located near the Qatar-Saudi border, approximately 85km west of Doha.
The station was officially inaugurated by Mohamed Khalifa Turki al-Sobai, vice-chairman and managing director, Woqod in the presence of several members of company’s board of directors, local community and the Woqod
“We are glad to inaugurate the Abu Samra service station. It is the third service station that Woqod is inaugurating in the month of November,” al-Sobai said.
He added: “In designing this service station, we have taken into account the varied needs of those travelling through the Abu Samra border point as well as the local community.”
The station will include a vast travellers’ rest area equipped with modern and sophisticated sanitation facilities, a designated parking area for buses and a special lane for fuelling trucks, in addition to a large mosque.
The service station will provide gasoline and diesel for those travelling through the Abu Samra border point. It will also have a Sidra convenience store that provides a full range of hot and cold beverages, fast food and a variety of daily needs products for travellers and visitors. The site includes a car wash and a multipurpose automobile service bay for basic vehicle maintenance.
Additionally, a number of fast food restaurants and a pharmacy will open in the Kenar Building soon. The concept is in keeping with Woqod’s plan to provide a community centre to customers in the area and those travelling on Salwa Road.
Abu Samra is the 23rd service station in Woqod’s new image and another site will open this year in north Mesaieed.