Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), the company which is overseeing the construction of much-anticipated integrated railways network, in association with the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning (MMUP) – Doha Municipality, has organized an awareness program and a drawing competition for school children at Qatar Rail Showroom at Lusail City.
The competition, which was launched on Sunday, 20 April and will conclude on 20 May, is aimed at creating and raising awareness on Qatar Rail and its development-oriented activities. This initiative is a part of Qatar Rail’s awareness program and corporate social responsibility.
Reflecting their commitment towards society, Qatar Rail Chief Executive Officer Eng Saad Ahmed Al Muhannadi and Hamad Ali Alkaabi, Director of public affairs, Doha municipality, along with Eng. Hamad El Bishri, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Program Officer at Qatar Rail and Eng. Meshal Abdulla Al Obaidan Executive Director of Administration at Qatar Rail were present on the occasion to encourage young creative talents, who are the future of the country, to unleash their potential.
All drawing materials are being made available by Qatar Rail for participating kids selected from various schools. One of the main objectives is to make children, aged 8 to 12 years, illustrate images related to Qatar Rail and how it will change the face of the country.
Kids will be instructed to draw about Qatar Rail and their produce will be submitted to a Jury, which will pick the best drawings. Winners will have a chance to display their own pictures on the Qatar Rail hoardings. Each participating kids will receive a coloring book as gift from Qatar Rail.
At the venue, Qatar Rail officials will brief children and their accompanying teachers on mega projects being undertaken by Qatar Rail.
Wishing all the success to children, Qatar Rail Chief Executive Officer Eng. Saad Ahmed Al Muhannadi said “imagination of young minds can make a lot of difference to our social and corporate approach. We express our gratitude to MMUP – Doha Municipality for having chosen us as their partner for this initiative.”
Mr. Hamad Ali Al-Kaabi, Director of Public Affairs at Doha Municipality thanked Qatar Rail for organising this awareness program and a drawing competition for school kids. “This support will introduce Qatar Rail and Doha Metro projects to students and raise awareness on the importance of railways in the development of Qatar. This will also help students know about modern means of transportation that is fast, environment friendly and reduce traffic congestion on roads,” he said.
Qatar Rail will also provide a presentation depicting the various steps in the making of an iconic railway network development and its officials present at the ballroom will guide toddlers and their teachers through various pictorial boards and designs that delineate the current and future stages of railways.