Qatar to issue $9.6-million infrastructure tenders

Published May 9th, 2001 - 02:00 GMT

The Qatari minister of energy and industry, Abdullah Bin Hamad, is expected to sign two tenders in mid-May for the new Industrial Zone in Doha. According to Al-Raya daily, the first tender consists of constructing a water distribution system, and the second—a gas distribution system.  


The water distribution tender is valued at 28 million Qatari riyals, while the gas distribution tender amounts to eight million riyals, their combined value amounting to QR 35 million ($9.6 million).  


Hamad is also expected to sign two electricity tenders in mid-May. The first tender, valued at QR 18 million, is targeted for the electricity distribution network. The second, valued at four million QR, will cover road lighting operations. 


Furthermore, Hamad signed four road construction tenders for the new industrial zone in Doha in mid-April. These tenders, valued at QR 150 million, were awarded to three national contracting companies. The companies will complete the road projects by 2002. — (Albawaba-MEBG)

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