Education City Stadium becomes first Qatar 2022 World Cup venue to get five-star rating from GSAS Jan 17, 2020 0 1793 12345 The Education City Stadium has become the first Qatar 2022 tournament venue to receive a five-star rating from the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS).The prestigious rating, considered a mark of excellence in sustainability, design and construction, was presented by the Founding Chairman of the Gulf Organization for Research & Development (GORD) Dr Yousef al Horr to Executive Director of the Technical Delivery Office at the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) Jassim Telefat. A proposed quarter-final venue in 2022, Education City Stadium, known as the ‘Diamond in the Desert, features a range of sustainability features, including direct access to public transport via the Education City tram system link to Doha Metro; low toxicity indoor materials which provide a healthy indoor environment and LED sports lighting which offers better light quality at lower energy consumption. In addition, 85 percent of building materials for the stadium were regionally sourced, while 29 percent were generated from recycled materials. page 16 RELATED ARTICLES Health sector ready for 2022 FIFA World Cup: Minister Jan 17, 2020 0 2103 Qatari businessmen urged to invest in The Gambia Jan 17, 2020 0 738 Exit permits scrapped for govt employees, domestic workers Jan 17, 2020 0 726 US Senate formally opens Trump impeachment trial US Senate formally opens Trump impeachment trial MoPH’s new website launched Minister of Public Health HE Dr Hanan Mohammed al Kuwari on Thursday launched the ministry’s new website. The new website -- www.moph.gov.qa -- is user-friendly, efficient and designed according to the latest .. ILO welcomes Qatar’s labour reforms The International Labor Organization (ILO) has termed Qatar’s decision to abolish the exit visa requirements for virtually all migrant workers a major milestone. “The ILO warmly welcomes these changes, which will ..