The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has completed the development of 3,767 land plots as part of its Local Areas Infrastructure Programme across Qatar.
The achievement was marked during an event organised by Ashghal Wednesday.
The northern areas projects include package 2 of the Al Kharaitiyat and Izghawa project, packages 1 and 5 of the Al Ebb and Leabaib project, package 1 of the Semaisma West and South project, and package 1 of the Al Egda, Al Haidan and Al Khor project.

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As for the western areas, the projects include package 2 of the North of Mall of Qatar and Celebrations Road project, and packages 2 and 3 of West Muaither (Al Manaseer). In the southern areas, the served land plots are located within packages 1, 3 and 7 of the Al Mashaf South project.
Youssef al-Emadi, Projects Affairs director at Ashghal, said the authority pays special attention to roads and infrastructure development projects in existing and new citizen subdivisions, with the aim of providing an integrated and developed internal road network that connects between streets and main roads, in addition to providing infrastructure services to allow citizens to build their houses in new areas, and providing developed and highly efficient services in existing areas.

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Saoud al-Tamimi, manager of the Roads Projects Department, said the completed phases serve a total of 3,767 plots, and they are part of projects that will serve a total of 8,821 plots upon completion of all phases. He added these projects will provide efficient and safe roads networks with a length of about 247km, in addition to 176km of drainage networks, 108km of TSE networks, 233km of surface and groundwater drainage networks. This is in addition to electricity and lighting lines and the facilities related to these services, as well as pedestrian, cycling paths and car parking.
Al-Tamimi noted that Ashghal continues to work at the same pace and with the same commitment in implementing all infrastructure projects in accordance with the highest specifications and quality standards. He added, “Over the past five years, around 26,000 land plots have been served for citizens' land in new and existing areas, along with the completion and delivery of works that will serve the 2022 World Cup.”
Jaber bin Mohamed Saif al-Suwaidi, member of the Central Municipal Council (CMC) - Area 20, said the works implemented by Ashghal in Al Mashaf South, as well as the six packages that are currently being implemented, will serve more than 3,200 plots and provide citizens with roads and infrastructure services that will allow them to build houses. These include traffic safety elements as well as drainage and water networks, among others.
Abdullah bin Khalid al-Yafei, CMC member from Area 17, said: "I am delighted to be with the Public Works Authority at this event to announce the completion of more than 3,700 plots, 652 of which are located in Area 17 (Al Kharaitiyat), where the roads network, sewage networks, TSE networks and other services were developed."
Fahad al-Otaibi, head of the Western Areas Section, said Ashghal has served a total of 1,052 plots in the western areas, including 311 plots in West Muaither (Al Manaseer) and 741 in North of Mall of Qatar and Celebrations Road. These areas have been provided with an internal road network, sewage and drainage lines, in addition to pedestrian and cycling paths, and car parking.

Ahmed al-Obaidly, head of the Southern Areas Section, said a total of 994 plots have been served for citizens’ land plots in the southern areas, which are mainly concentrated in Al Meshaf South within different packages, to provide connectivity to the area through the construction of roads and infrastructure services.
Hamad al-Bader, manager of the northern areas projects in the Roads Projects Department, said the authority has served a total of 1,721 plots in the northern areas, including 652 plots in Al Kharaitiyat and Izghawa, 688 in Al Ebb and Leabaib, 169 in Semaisma and 212 in Al Egda, Al Haidan and Al Khor.
The works included the development of internal roads and infrastructure services, the provision of car parking, pedestrian and cycling paths, in addition to the development of drainage network services.

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