Panel set up to probe flooding of tunnels on Salwa Road

March 28, 2014 - 3:01:59 am

DOHA: The Prime Minister and Minister of Interior H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani has set up a special committee to investigate the cause of the flooding in some tunnels on the Salwa Road following heavy rains on Wednesday.

The committee will study whether the water-logging was caused by any technical defects, Al Sharq reports.

The panel, led by the Minister of Municipality and Urban Planning H E Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, comprises experts.

The contracting company that executed the Salwa Road project could be held responsible if any engineering defect is found, said the daily. The panel will start work immediately and an investigation report is expected to be ready in two weeks. The Peninsula

 

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