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One of the veteran drivers honoured at the event.
Doha: Under the patronage of the Director General of Public Security, Staff Major General Saad bin Jassim Al Khulaifi, the Traffic Department of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) honoured veteran drivers as part of GCC Traffic Week celebrations at a tent in the Darb Al Sai ground.
Directors of several departments of the ministry, GCC delegates participating in Qatar’s Traffic Week celebrations, officers and section heads at the Traffic Department and veteran drivers were present.
The programme started with the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran followed by a speech by Major Muhammed Raadhi Al Hajri on behalf of the Director of Traffic Department Brigadier Mohammed Saad Al Kharji.
“In March every year, the ministry honours veteran drivers considering them as exemplary drivers for the new generation, who adhere to traffic rules and regulations, follow road discipline and protect the lives of people and the properties.”
Staff Major General Al Khulaifi honoured the veteran drivers. They are: Muhammed Saif Muftah, Hamad Abdullah Ahmed Al Baker, Muhammed Ali Al Ahbabi, Muhammed Omer Al Kubaisi, Sultan Saadoon Al Hajeri, Rashid Muhammed Rashid Al Murri, Jaber Ahmed Eisa Al Kuwari, Ahmed Yousuf Al Suwaidi, Ali Muhammed Al Kuwari, Ali Muhammed Al Buraidi, Ali Salih Al Murri, Hamad Saqr Al Muraikhi and Fares Jassim Al Muhanndi.