Posted on May 03, 2011
HE the Minister of Municipality and Urban Planning Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Khalifa Al Thani opened  yesterday evening   the Project Qatar 2011 Exhibition at  the Doha Exhibition Centre, in the presence of a  number of government officials and representatives of the diplomatic corps as well as Qatari  and foreign businessmen.

The exhibition being held under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister  Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor Al Thani, opens its doors to the public until next Thursday.

More than 1700 companies from all over the world are showcasing their products according to the organizer,  constituting  the pillar of a real national efforts in the area of infrastructure development over the next decade, in light of the massive development steps  taken by  Qatar in preparation for the organization FIFA World Cup 2022.

The exhibition space is stretched in this session, outside of the Doha Exhibition Centre with a record number of exhibitors  where the organizing company  has set up an external display area specifically designed to host the 16 national  pavilions for the participating countries.

The eighth  edition  of this  largest event  includes materials, equipment and construction techniques in Qatar  to highlight  the solutions and techniques of green building.

The exhibition focuses on  plans of the establishment of sports stadiums required for hosting the soccer tournament, which opens a new page in the record of the largest international trade fair at the level of the construction sector in Qatar and the region.

The Expo is also being held in conjunction with  the  Heavy Max 2011 exhibition  which is an international specialist trade fair for heavy construction machinery .

The exhibition area of Project Qatar 2011 is spread over 52,000 square metres marking an increase of 73%.