Remy Rowhani, Director-General, Qatar Chamber; speaking at a parallel session on business programme on the sidelines of the ICC WCF 8th World Chambers Congress at QNCC yesterday. Other officials seated from left are: Eng Nasser Ali Al Mawlawi of Ashghal; Hassan Al Thawadi of Qatar 2022 Committee; Hamad Ibrahim Al Bishri of Qatar Rail and Ahmed Nasser Al Nasr of Kahramaa. Salim Matramkot
Doha: The President of the Public Works Authority (Ashghal), Eng. Nasser Ali Al Mawlawi, said that Ashghal is to tender several projects with total value of $11bn, as a part of a plan that includes $30bn projects to be executed in 5 to 7 years.
This came in his presentation on Ashghal’s plan for the coming years, before the 8th World Chambers Congress currently under way here.
Ashghal has, as well, 216 road projects with a total value of $14bn, Eng Mawlawi said adding that there are plans to construct 120 buildings between 2013 and 2014 with a total value of about $4bn.
Eng. Mawlawi said that in order to implement infrastructure projects, the Public Works Authority has contracted with the best companies in the world as strategic partners in the fields of design and project management, and that the work is assigned to engineering and construction companies through public tenders.
He explained that the bidding system used in Ashghal awards tenders worth less than $27m for local Qatari businesses, tender with value between $27m to $54m for foreign companies with more than 51 percent Qatari investment and door shall be open to all local and foreign companies regarding the tenders in excess of that.