The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani holding talks with ministers and officials during a visit to Qatar Rail Tower yesterday.
DOHA: A city is being developed to house all used car showrooms and insurance, traffic and garage services.
A huge parking area is also being developed for trucks and will have all facilities required by truckers.
The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani was briefed on the project during a visit to the Qatar Rail Tower to get acquainted with the state’s plans for railway station, new port and infrastructure projects.
The Emir was escorted by the Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani Emir during the visit.
The used car city project was highlighted in a presentation by the chairman of Barwa company.
The Emir directed officials to speed up the projects in a way that achieves higher standards of quality, perfection and integration.
The Emir was also briefed on designs of the metro rail project and stages of its execution.
The Emir saw plans for the visitors centre and the Mushaireb railway station and chose the arch space design based on Islamic architecture, from six layouts for Metro stations.
The Minister of Transport H E Jassim Seif Ahmed Al Sulaiti gave a presentation in the new port project and stages of construction.
The Minister of Municipality and Urban Planning and Chairman of Ashghal H E Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani spoke about infrastructure, road and sanitation projects and proposed sites for industrial zones. QNA