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Contracts Worth About QR6 Billion for Implementing Transformation to Environment-Friendly Vehicles Signed

01 Dec, 2020 4:28 PMAl Raya Newspaper, Gulf TimesIntended Audience
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HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, witnessed, yesterday's morning at the St. Regis Hotel, the signing of contracts to implement the transformation to environment-friendly vehicles. HE the Prime Minister witnessed the signing of the contracts to purchase buses for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, to operate them and maintain their facilities. A contract to establish an electric bus assembly plant was also signed, in addition to signing 11 contracts for bus infrastructure that will support the private sector.

Under these contracts, worth approximately QR6 billion, and which come within the framework of implementing the electric vehicle strategy prepared by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, in collaboration with stakeholders, electric buses will be provided and the infrastructure for them, such as stations, warehouses and parking lots, will be established. Moreover, a factory to assemble e-buses will be set up in a free zone, in addition to providing environment-friendly diesel that is free of sulfur, which causes harmful emissions from the combustion process.

The contracts were signed by the Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA), the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC), the Public Works Authority (Ashghal), Karwa Transportation Company, Chinese companies Yutong and Higer and a number of private sector companies working in the field of contracting and construction. A number of their Excellencies Ministers, senior relevant officials and representatives of the executing companies attended the signing ceremony.   

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