The NCR is a rapidly urbanising and polluted area around New Delhi that is one-third the size of New York state, but houses 2.5 times more people.
Traffic for a distance of approximately 1.5km on both directions at Lebsayyer Interchange on the Dukhan Expressway are to be closed for six months.
Al Wakrah Municipality director Mansour Ajran al-Buainain, Central Municipal Council member for Al Wakrah constituency Mansour Ahmad al-Khater, and several residents of Al Wakrah and surrounding areas were present.
The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) opened the new Al Sheehaniya-Leatooriya Road to traffic.
The construction site of the East-West Corridor project has been visited by HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani.