Infra for citizens' housing projects nears completion Mar 08, 2017 0 909 12345 Santhosh ChandranDohaThe Public Works Authority (Ashghal) and Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) will deliver the infrastructure required for the construction of residential units in Al Wukair North and Al Mashaf for its beneficiaries ” Qatar citizens ” during the next quarter of 2017. Ashghal President Dr Eng Saad bin Ahmed al Muhannadi said,"Completion of infrastructure for citizens' land plots is one of our top priorities. We will provide services to the people of Qatar despite challenges. About 85 percent of infrastructure required for the construction of 1,829 residential units in Al Mashaf West and Al Wukair North have been completed."Kahramaa President Essa bin Hilal al Kuwari said,"Kahramaa is all set to provide electricity and water services to citizens' land plots via a pre-connection system in coordination with Ashghal."The project aims to convert Al Mashaf West into a sustainable residential area that can accommodate the future population growth. This package includes 1,186 land plots. The project includes construction of a local road network of 70 kms, which includes 92 main and local streets. In addition to the construction of 13 intersections with electronic singals, there will be provisions for street lighting. The project also includes construction of drainage networks, electricity, water, and communications networks.The project in Al Wukair North, which serves 643 land plots, includes construction of 23 kms of roads and 8 signal-controlled intersections as well as provisions for street lighting. The project also includes construction of a drainage network, electricity, water and communications networks. Ashghal, in association with Kahramaa, will deliver basic infrastructure -- road network, water and electricity for 10,400 plots spread over 13 locations across the country. An estimated QR2 billion will be spent each year for the project slated to be completed in 2021.Other locations identified for the projects are west of Abu Hamour and Ain Khalid (255 land plots), south of Al Shehaniya (280 plots), west of Umm Slal (216 plots), Rawdat Egdaim and Izghawa (592 plots), north of Al Nassiriya (461 plots), Al Froosh - Al Kharaitiyat (619 plots), Al Kheesa (197 plots), west of Al Khor and Al Edga (679 plots), west and south of Smeisma (1122 plot), Al Wukair South (3508 plots) and Rawdat Al Jihaniya with 637 land plots. A plot with an area of 900 to 1,200 square metres will be allocated at these locations. Facilities for a total of 1,303 plots will be delivered in 2018. In 2019, 2020, and 2021, infrastructure facilities will be completed to serve 2511, 2487 and 2270 land plots respectively. (Photograph by Hanson K Joseph) POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Drones to help save people from drowning Mar 08, 2017 0 1642 Q-Post, MoTC develop drones for postal delivery Mar 08, 2017 0 905 Mowasalat smart buses likely to hit roads this year Mar 08, 2017 0 851 MoI completes 71.5 mn transactions in 2016 Tribune News Network Doha A total of 71,565,367 transactions were accomplished by different departments of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) in 2016, according to latest government figures. On an average, 198,793 .. MEC launches electronic patent registration service Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) on Tuesday launched a service to register patents electronically through its website. In a statement, the MEC said the entire patent registration .. 11,000 register for hajj pilgrimage this year so far Doha As many as 11,000 citizens and residents have so far applied for hajj pilgrimage since registration started in March. Registration can be done online in English and Arabic on the website of the Hajj and Umrah Affairs .. N Korea, Malaysia in tit-for-tat exit bans over Kim killing Kuala Lumpur North Korea and Malaysia on Tuesday banned each other's citizens from leaving their countries, with Kuala Lumpur saying its nationals were effectively being held"hostage" in a row over the .. Al Faisal Holding buys 86% stake in Banif Bank DOHA Al Faisal Holding group has stepped up its efforts to invest in Malta after its acquisition of 86 percent stake in Banif Bank (Malta). Chief Officer Corporate Services at Banif Bank Malta, Andrian Coppini, said the .. Malaysia foils attack on Arab royalty, arrests four Houthis KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia said on Tuesday that suspected militants from Yemen arrested late last month ahead of a visit by Saudi King Salman had been planning an attack on Arab royalty. A senior Malaysian police source said ..