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04 - DEC.

Qatar's Ashghal awards 12 infrastructure contracts worth $1.5bn

Doha, Qatar:
The Public Works Authority Ashghal announced the signing of 12 infrastructure contracts with an estimated value of USD 1.5 billion. The deals penned include seven construction contracts under the Local Roads and Drainage Programme, one contract under the Expressway Programme, in addition to four contracts for sewerage stations projects.
With the signing of these contracts, the total value of contracts Ashghal awarded from beginning of January until now exceeds USD 7.1 billion. This includes infrastructure contracts with a value of USD 6.2 billion, and building projects worth USD 698 million. The contracts for the operation and maintenance of roads and sewerage networks cost the Qatari authority USD 209 million.
H.E. Eng. Nasser bin Ali Al Mawlawi, President of the Public Works Authority, signed the 12 new contracts with the representatives of awarded contractors in the presence of directors of related Ashghal departments.
The contracts signed under the Local Roads and Drainage Programme include: The construction and development of East Aziziya, the North Part of New Slata (Zone 40), the West of Al Wakrah (Package 1, Phase - 2,), Rawdat Abal Heeran (Package 2), the North of Bani Hajer (Phase - 2, Package 7) and preparatory works and building walls in Al Khor industrial Area ‘Abal Grarees’ (Package 5). This is in addition to a flow diversion scheme in Al Wajbah and New Al Rayyan to the North Doha treatment station.
Under the Expressway Programme, one contract was signed for the construction and development of Lejmailya, Al Otouriyah and Al Shahhaniya. A deal for the fourth phase of the New Orbital Road and Truck Route was inked as well.
The sewerage projects contracts include: Al Shamal Sewage Treatment Works (STW), the second phase expansion to the industrial area's Sewage Treatment Facility (STF), the design, build, operation and maintenance of Al Dhakhira Sewage Treatment Works (STW), and the design and build of Doha West Sewage Treatment Works (DWSTW) extension number 5.