Ministry draws up plans as preparations begin for coming rainy season Sep 11, 2019 0 256 12345 QNADohaIn view of the forthcoming rainy season, the Joint Rain Emergency Committee started gearing up to deal with emergency situations by holding preparatory meetings under the chairmanship of Safar Mubarak al Shafi, assistant undersecretary for General Services Affairs at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment. Representatives of the concerned authorities took part in the meetings.The meetings discussed the equipment, mechanisms and work teams needed to deal with waterlogging and to communicate with the public. They also deliberated about the locations of waterlogging in the previous years and the need to double the efforts this year to provide all the necessary means to ensure the withdrawal of water pools as fast as possible.The committee also discussed the possibilities of each department, a plan for cooperation, coordination and speedy response to requests from the public and communications received at the operating room.The committee will set up a mechanism for rain emergencies, prepare strategic plans to cope with them, coordinate and cooperate with the relevant authorities in this regard, and ensure the readiness of municipalities and competent departments to deal with rain emergencies. Pages 12345 RELATED ARTICLES Qatar-India 2019 Year of Culture has helped promote traditions among youths: Kumaran Sep 11, 2019 0 544 WISH to co-host Rome forum on religion and medical ethics Sep 11, 2019 0 441 QA bags 3 out of 5 APEX 2020 awards Sep 11, 2019 0 545 Awqaf ministry releases calendar for 1441 Hijri THE Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has issued the Qatari calendar for 1441 Hijri (2019/2020) Doha time. The calendar, prepared by the Islamic Research and Studies Department at the ministry, will be distributed .. Ooredoo’s Virtual Store first in world by telecom operator Ooredoo’s recently-launched Virtual Store is the first of its kind to be established by any telecommunications operator in the world, and the one of a kind in the country, Qatar’s leading telecom provider said on ..