Emir Sheikh Tamim inspects the progress of Doha Metro

Emir visits Doha Metro project in West Bay. HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani visited the Doha Metro project in West Bay on Thursday to inspect the progress on infrastructure projects in Qatar.

HH the Emir inspects the cabin of a prototype train during a visit to the Doha Metro Rail project in West Bay
HH the Emir inspects the cabin of a prototype train during a visit to the Doha Metro Rail project in West Bay

 HH the Emir was briefed on the project’s models and images. He viewed models of the Doha Metro and Lusail Light Rail Transit and its various sections – such as the First Golden Class “Golden” Cabin, the Family Cabin and the Standard Class. The Emir was briefed on the designs of trains, passenger services and safety and security equipment.

He also visited the Education Centre of the Ministry of Transport and Communications, which educates school students and encourages them to make optimal use of these modern modes of transportation.
During the visit, the Emir was given a presentation on the Public Works Authority (Ashghal)’s 2017 and future projects, including plots of land for citizens, highways, development of local roads and sewerage networks, as well as landscaping. The Emir called for speeding up various infrastructure projects and their implementation within the due time frame in keeping with the goals of Qatar National Vision (QNV) 2030 and to enhance the welfare of citizens and meet their needs.

The Emir was accompanied during the visit by HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani.