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Qatar signs QR 6.6 bln infrastructure contracts.

| DOHA, May 22 (KUNA) -- Qatar's Public Works Authority (Ashghal) signed on Tuesday a number of multi-billion-riyal contracts to build and develop infrastructure, and maintenance of roads and buildings.

The 6.6 billion riyals contracts are designed to construct Lusail highway and Industrial street, development of operation and maintenance system for main roads and drainage networks.

Chairman of the Public Works Authority and representatives of the executing companies, Nasser Al-Mawlawi, who signed the contracts, said Lusail highway would provide vital connection into Doha's Lusail Development area, currently under construction.

He said existing major development areas such as the Pearl and Katara will also benefit greatly from the project with improved interchanges and better journey times for residents, businesses and visitors to the area.

Lusail highway will meet future traffic demands and deliver a modern road network that will connect people and places with speed and ease. On completion, the 5.3 km, dual four lanes, Lusail highway will serve the new development areas in the north of Doha. (end) KUNA 222017 May 12NNNN

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Date:May 22, 2012
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