FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar Rail Holds Annual Meeting in Preparations for Tournament
06 July 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar Rail Holds Annual Meeting in Preparations for Tournament

Doha, July 05 (QNA) - Qatar Rail held its annual meeting for staff, partners and consultants, themed: "Transport Management for Mega Events", attended by HE Minister of Transport Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti and HE Minister of Municipality and Managing Director and CEO of the Qatar Railways Company Abdulla bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie. The meeting comes in the context of Qatar Rail’s continued developmental efforts in preparation for hosting the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. During the meeting, HE Minister Al Sulaiti pointed out to the essential role the multimodal public transit network plays, and which presents a coherent, sustainable transit unit characterized by high operational efficiency including the public bus system, the Doha Metro network, and Lusail Tram and which covers all areas across the country. His Excellency also stressed the importance of the Doha Metro alongside other public means of transportation for supporting and for the success of organizing mega events and hosting various major events He also affirmed such a great performance will definitely continue during the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 within the framework of the transportation plans that aim at providing an exceptional, safer, more coherent and more flexible experience for visitors and fans, by helping them to reach their residences, stadiums, service facilities and touristic landmarks across the country easily. For his part, HE Dr. Abdulla bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie said that this important annual meeting comes 4 months before the launch of the biggest event in the world, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, and that the discussion sessions that took place during the meeting regarding the readiness of our services were very fruitful, as we discussed the preparations of the Rail company for major events, taking into account the main challenges of hosting the upcoming tournament. His Excellency explained that this meeting comes in the context of Qatar Rail’s efforts to intensify the cooperation between all parties and stakeholders, bring international expertise that contribute in the understanding of the best practices, and draw lessons from the challenges that the past international mega events faced especially as we prepare to host the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. (QNA)