Doha Metro helped reduce traffic congestion by 20-25%: Sulaiti Jan 15, 2020 0 976 12345 Meriam JelitiDohaMinister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim bin Saif al Sulaiti has said the modern transport system, including the Metro and Metrolink, has helped reduce traffic by 20-25 percent, particularly during the rush hour.Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a workshop on traffic organised by the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC) in cooperation with Ashghal, Sulaiti said the public transport plan includes launching more modern transport methods that will help reduce traffic in the future even further.“The coming days will see the opening of car parks near metro stations that will encourage the public to use it. Modern transport will also be provided to highways that are not linked by the metro,” Sulaiti said. He hoped to see more use of the public transport in Qatar in the future.The minister expressed Qatar’s keenness to achieve road safety by developing the latest solutions and by working on road safety plans.“With the ongoing plans and the constant collaboration between ministries and the General Directorate of Traffic and Ashghal, we will reach effective solutions,” he said. RELATED ARTICLES Amir grants Al Wajbah Decoration to Bosnia and Herzegovina envoy Jan 15, 2020 0 1458 Deputy Amir offers condolences to Sultan of Oman Jan 15, 2020 0 671 HIA receives record 1 mn passengers in one week Jan 15, 2020 0 1490 Ashghal opens intersection above Al Wakra underpass The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has partially opened Al Wakra road underpass signalised intersection with Ras Bu Fontas street to traffic as part of Al Wakra Main Road Upgrade Project. The new junction, which is .. On demand, Doha Metro extends service hours on weekends Doha Metro has extended the service hours on Thursdays and Fridays from January 16. The Metro will operate trains from 6am to 11:59pm on Thursdays and from 2pm to 11:59pm on Fridays. On other days – Saturday to Wednesday — .. Country’s biggest automated abattoir begins operations Satyendra Pathak Doha Qatar’s largest automated slaughterhouse became operational at the Al Wakra Central Market on Tuesday. Managed and operated by Widam Food, the new automated slaughterhouse spans 14,000 square .. Amir issues a host of laws The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Tuesday issued a host of laws. The Amir issued Law No 1 of 2020 on the unified economic register. The Amir also issued Law No 2 of 2020 amending some provisions of the Penal Code .. Amir, Canadian PM review latest developments in region The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani held a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau on Tuesday. During the phone call which the Amir received from the Canadian PM, the Amir expressed ..