PM Visits Rain Emergency Room at Ashghal

HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister, visited yesterday the Rain Emergency Room at The Assets Sector that pertains to the Public Works Authority Ashghal, to closely review all the procedures taken to drain out the accumulated rainwater at the main roads and ease the traffic circulation, what the Ministry of Municipality and Environment and Ashghal are doing to overcome the damages sustained due to the heavy downpour.

HE Mohamed Abdullah al-Rumaihi, Minister of Municipality and Environment, stressed that the rains seen in Doha were unprecedented and constitute three times the usual amounts, pointing out that all equipment, pumps, sanitary drainage networks and sewage sinks work in a good way but need some time to absorb such huge amounts of water.

He explained from inside the operation room that the amounts of rainwater are much more than the usual amounts at this time of the year, noting that the ministry provided more than 450 vehicles to drain water, and 85 pumps carried on vehicles to support the efforts of draining water from the accumulation places and transport them to the designated areas.

Source: Government of Qatar