Posted on January 23, 2015
Karwa Driving School will be the health safety and environment (HSE) training provider for emergency response vehicle drivers and defensive driving for Qatar Petroleum (QP) for the next three years, The Peninsula said.
 
Khalid Nasser Al Hail, CEO, Mowasalat, said, “QP awarded the contract to the school upon compliance with strict requirements and high standard set by QP for providing specialised training for the company’s drivers and staff. “We understand the high standard set by QP which is parallel to our international accreditation strategy and objectives. Having won the contract manifests the school and QP’s commitment to road safety.”
 
The school was the first to win ISO 9001-2008 certification in Qatar in 2009 and was accredited by driver training institutes in Europe and the US, including  City and Guilds, Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents, Smith System, Lifting Equipment Engineers Association and Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. In 2012, the school received the Defensive Driving Course Trend Setter Award from National Safety Council of the US. For this year, it was accredited by International Road Transport Union as a training institute to deliver courses for truck and bus drivers after it met  the requirements of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe  resolution on road traffic.

Qatar Airways flies daily to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

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