Posted on November 10, 2013

The Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), the company overseeing the construction of the integrated railway network in Qatar, is sponsoring the Fourth Civil Defence Exhibition and Conference as a contribution to the awareness efforts that the General Directorate of Civil Defence is making. The event will take place from the 11th till the 13th of November, under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

Eng. Saad Ahmed Al Muhanadi, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Rail has signed an agreement which states Qatar Rail is a platinum sponsor of the Fourth civil defence exhibition and conference. The agreement was signed with Brigadier Staff Abdulla Mohammed AL Suweidi, Director General of the General Administration of Civil Defence and the chairman of organizing committee of the event. The event is organized by Al Sharq media services.

Eng. Saad Ahmed Al-Muhanadi, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Rail.

Eng. Saad Ahmed Al-Muhanadi emphasised that Qatar Rail’s participation in the Civil Defence Conference and Exhibition comes within the coordination and cooperation to enhance safety and security procedures. He added that the event is the most important event that is dedicated to the safety and security field.

Al Muhanadi said: “The Company is interested in what the world is witnessing in the field of safety equipment, indicating that the Railways sector is taking mush attention to safety measures.” Qatar Rail’s Chief Executive Officer praised the efforts of the civil defence in raising awareness of safety. He added that Qatar Rail’s program is considered one of the main programs that will contribute to uplifting Qatar to the level of developed and prosperous countries and make it maintain the highest levels of living and welfare to its people by 2030.

The State of Qatar started executing the integrated railway network for passengers and freight. The Doha Metro, Lusail Light Rail Transit and Long Distance: Passenger and Freight Rail projects will lead to reduce the traffic and connect Qatar with the neighbouring countries. The Qatar Rail’s Program is one of the basic and main pillars of the development of Qatar; it will be the safest system and most environmentally friendly one in the world. This system will meet the developing Qatari society requirements.

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