Posted on January 08, 2014

Within the framework of continuous cooperation between Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) and Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning, Qatar Rail opened an office at the buildings permit compound at Doha Municipality. The office aims to facilitate all the procedures of developing properties located within Qatar Rail’s projects.

 “Qatar Rail opened this office to facilitate work-flow and save time for people. The new office will provide people with services, explanations and answers to their queries, and will also facilitate the procedures in relation with status and studies of the properties that people want to develop and are located within the sites of Qatar Rail projects”, said Eng. Saad Ahmed Al-Muhanadi, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Rail.

Hassan Ahmed Al-Marwani, Qatar Rail.jpgHe added “the new office will facilitate the services to the citizens, residents and investors, and will provide them a hassle-free service without taking the trouble of visiting the headquarters of Qatar Rail.” He confirmed that Qatar Rail projects are major supporters of Qatar National Vision 2030 and serves the four pillars of this vision.

Eng. Hassan Ahmed Al-Marwani, Director of Permits at Qatar Rail said: “Since the opening of Qatar Rail Office at the buildings permit compound at Doha Municipality last November, we have noticed positive results as it facilitated and speeded up the procedures of buildings permits applications of the properties’ owners that are affected by Metro project. Most of the applications are studied and approved on in the building permit compound”.

Al-Marwani thanked all the staff of the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning, especially HE Sheikh Abdul Rahman Bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Minister of Municipality and Urban Planning, Eng. Mohammed Ahmed Al-Sayed,  Director of Doha Municipality, Eng. Hamad Habib Al-Qahtani Director of Technical Affairs at Doha Municipality, Eng. Abdulla Al-Sada Head of Buildings Permits at Doha Municipality, and Eng. Mubarak Mahboub Al-Naaimi, the General Supervisor of Buildings Permits Compound.

In the coming period, Qatar Rail will grant several tenders including that of the civil works for the Doha Metro elevated and at grade lines; the metro systems and trains project management, the Lusail Light Rail Transit, as well as tenders for executing the first phase of the Long Distance: Passenger and Freight Rail.