Doha – Qatar Fund for Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’, stating that Ashghal will provide technical support related to infrastructure projects that Qatar Fund for Development is financing in different countries. Through the MoU, both parties will coordinate to exchange expertise to contribute to implementation of these projects more efficiently and with a higher quality.
The MoU was signed by, Khalifa bin Jassim Al Kuwari, Director – General of Qatar Fund for Development, and Dr Saad bin Ahmad Al Muhannadi, Ashghal at a ceremony at Ashghal’s building.
Dr Al Muhannadi said “It is our honour at Ashghal to provide all the support for the great mission Qatar Fund for Development is doing through implementation of infrastructure projects in the countries the Fund cooperate with. We are also glad to provide all available expertise at Ashghal to contribute to achieving the mission of the Fund to implement these projects with the best quality and efficiency.”
Al Kuwari said, “Signing this memorandum comes within the framework of joint and close cooperation between the Fund and different government entities, including Ashghal, which contributes to achieve Fund’s development objectives, as part of Qatar’s commitment towards sisterly and friendly countries to implement different projects, that contribute directly to the development of these countries.” He stated the MoU will include important development projects in the fields of infrastructure, buildings, and project management. He added, “We are glad to announce the beginning of implementing this memorandum through cooperation between Qatar Fund for Development and Ashghal in developing infrastructure in Somalia, through preparation of technical designs for the 90 km long Mogadishu – Jawhar Road and 30 km Mogadishu – Afgoye Road, which are very important projects that will enable the Somalian people to build infrastructure systems in the country, contributing directly to moving the economy and achieving sustainable development. We look for more cooperation and partnership in the future between Qatar Fund for Development and the Public Works Authority.”