Posted on February 12, 2016

The Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Thursday paid an inspection visit to Al Qassar Metro Station project to check on the work progress and the completed phases of the project. HH the Emir listened to a briefing on the design of the station inspired by Islamic architecture and the local environment, and saw a model for its interior design that will be implemented in all stations. A documentary detailing the work plan, construction phases and the drilling and construction mechanism was screened.

HH the Emir examined a replica of the exterior of Rail Doha Metro and another for Lusail Light Rail Transit (LLRT). Both designs are inspired by horse and dhowAl Qassar Metro Station is located in West Bay and is one of the Red Line stations of Qatar Rail's Doha Metro project. HH the Emir gave directives that all paintings used in the project should be designed by Qatari artists. Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani accompanied HH the Emir during the visit.

source: Qatar Tribune