(MENAFN - Gulf Times)
Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company and Qatar General Electricity & Water Corp (Kahramaa) celebrated the starting operation of the main power transmission and power distribution stations in Lusail City, which has 14 main power transmission stations and 135 power distribution stations.
The infrastructure of Lusail City has been completed by 90%.
During the ceremony held in Lusail City, officials of Diar and Kahramaa praised the partnership between them, stressing the need to unify the efforts of state institutions to complete major national projects to achieve the objectives of Qatar National Vision 2030.
They confirmed the continuation of the technical coordination between the work team of Lusail City and the departments of Kahramaa to deal with any observations.
Officials in the Lusail power station
CEO of Qatari Diar Eng. Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah said that the celebration of what has been achieved today is the result of the fruitful partnership between Qatari Diar and Kahramaa in the light of the integration of work and partnerships between the company and government institutions and business companies to develop sustainable infrastructure in Lusail City.
Kahramaa President Essa bin Hilal al-Kuwari expressed pride in the completion and operation of the electricity network in Lusail City.
He added that Kahramaa is a major partner in the development projects in the country.
He explained that the project was implemented according to the highest quality standards in line with the approved schedule, using the latest technologies.
During the ceremony, Qatari Diar honoured Kahramaa for its continued efforts in Lusail City project.
Lusail is the largest Qatari Diar project. It is more than just a real estate project. It is a comprehensive planning city and reflects Qatar's progress on a large scale.
The city is the largest independent complex being built in Qatar and embodies Qatar National Vision 2030 in real estate development.
Lusail is expected to accommodate more than 200,000 people living in its picturesque surroundings.
The city is expected to employ 170,000 people and 80,000 people are expected to visit the city's leisure facilities.
The city's 19 neighbourhoods will not only have new opportunities for housing, commerce, hospitality, and retail stores but also will provide all the needs of the population of schools, mosques, medical facilities, sports and entertainment and shopping centres.
Lusail, the city of the future, has a light railway network, a water taxi system and a pedestrian and bicycle network, and is being worked on within the world-class 38sq-m complex.