Transport

Qatar Transport

Guided by the state’s long-term economic development plan, Qatar National Vision 2030, and driven by preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qatar is investing heavily in infrastructure programmes focused on its non-oil and gas sectors. More than $500m a week is being spent across all capital projects in the country in preparation for the upcoming games, with investments of up to $13bn in infrastructure projects having taken place in 2017, covering airport and port projects, as well as road upgrades.

This chapter contains an interview with Jassim bin Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, Minister of Transport and Communications; and Abdulla bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie, Managing Director and CEO, Qatar Rail.

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Interviews & Viewpoints

Sketch of Abdulla bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie, Managing Director and CEO, Qatar Rail
Abdulla bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie, Managing Director and CEO, Qatar Rail: Interview