A 2,000 car, four-storey parking facility in Qatar University (QU) was inaugurated by its president Dr Hassan al-Derham on Monday.
The facility, equipped with number plate recognition technology and vacant space indicators, offers QU members a state-of-the-art car park monitoring service.
The event was attended by QU vice presidents Dr Khalid al-Khater (Administration and Financial Affairs), Dr Omar al-Ansari, (Academic Affairs), Capital Projects director Ibrahim al-Fakhroo, project manager Hisham Bader as well as other officials and staff.

A view of the new parking facility in QU.

Dr al-Derham said: “The establishment of the new multi-storey parking demonstrates the expansion of QU’s infrastructure. The new parking is designed and constructed in compliance with the best standards and with the health and safety requirements.”
Al-Fakhroo said: “The new parking incorporates environmentally friendly construction elements and solar energy systems. As much as 50% of the parking building’s power requirement is provided through solar energy. It also includes a cafeteria and two bridges leading to the College of Business and Economics and the new College of Engineering building, as well as the Research Complex.”