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Chunk of Ashghal’s total anticipated expenditure to be spent on local roads, highways until 2023: OBG

Chunk of Ashghal’s total anticipated expenditure to be spent on local roads, highways until 2023: OBG

Some 85% of Ashghal’s total anticipated expenditure of QR45bn will be spent on local roads and highways over the five years from 2019 through to 2023, a report by Oxford Business Group (OBG) has shown.

Ashghal to open new highways on Tuesday

Ashghal to open new highways on Tuesday

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) on Sunday announced that it will open sections of Al Wakra Main Road and a strategic link road between Doha Expressway ...

Macron braces for motorist revolt on France's highways

Macron braces for motorist revolt on France's highways

President Emmanuel Macron, hit by a slump in popularity, faces a nationwide protest this weekend over rising fuel taxes that threatens to gridlock France's roads ...

Afghan forces, Taliban battle for control of highways in Ghazni province

Afghan forces, Taliban battle for control of highways in Ghazni province

Heavily armed Taliban fighters destroyed bridges near the central city of Ghazni on Saturday, closing the main highway between the capital Kabul and southern Afghanistan, officials said.

PM reviews progress of Ashghal's major projects

PM reviews progress of Ashghal's major projects

Projects such as Al Bustan Corridor, and the bike and pedestrian path network on highways were reviewed by HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani on Thursday.

CMC objects to smoking outside shopping centres

CMC objects to smoking outside shopping centres

The Central Municipal Council (CMC) on Tuesday expressed its disapproval of the 'growing phenomenon' of people smoking at the entry and exit points of shopping centres.

China smog shuts highways, causes flight cancellations

China smog shuts highways, causes flight cancellations

Heavy smog in northern China on Sunday caused hundreds of flights to be cancelled and highways to shut, disrupting the first day of the new year holiday.

Poor visibility likely at three highways on Friday

Poor visibility likely at three highways on Friday

Poor visibility is expected on Friday at places at first, especially the Dukhan, Mesaieed and Al Khor highways, the Met Office has said.

Taliban kidnap around 25 people on Afghan highway

Taliban kidnap around 25 people on Afghan highway

Taliban on Tuesday kidnapped around two dozen people after pulling them off buses in southern Afghanistan, officials said, the latest in series of abductions on the country's increasingly dangerous highways.