The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is paying special attention to wrapping up its ongoing programs and projects while also moving from outsourcing to relying on its own resources, especially as it has the means to effectively deliver and maintain projects.

In this regard, Ashghal held its regular meeting to review the execution of its strategic objectives for the current year under the chairmanship of its President HE Dr Saad bin Ahmed bin Ibrahim al Mohannadi with the participation of department directors.

The meeting discussed Ashghal’s achievements in the first half of the year and reviewed main performance indices as an indicator of progress made in the achievement of goals and strategic initiatives. It also touched on the main projects due to be completed in 2017.

Six strategic goals were planned by the authority during the current phase. In Qatarization, the authority managed during the year’s first half to achieve the target ratio in addition to developing Qatari staff through trainings and workshops.

As for infrastructure, Ashghal accomplished 99 percent of its goals for the first half of the year. It finished 38 projects since the turn of the year, including 16 achievements in highway projects, six in infrastructure and drainage networks, while 23 achievements are expected before the year end.

Source: Government of Qatar