The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) yesterday, held the third Ta'heel initiative for local investors, and manufacturers to attract more Qatari manufacturers to join and participate in Ashghal's supply chain.
The forum aims to highlight the advantages of the participants in the Ta'heel initiative, launched by Ashghal in collaboration with Qatar Development Bank in 2017, to allow Qatari manufacturers to participate in the implementation of Ashghal engineering and construction programs and projects. It also aims at including national companies in Ashghal's approved supply chain, in addition to encouraging new national investors to invest in the establishment of new factories that contribute to the requirements of Qatar projects that Ashghal and other bodies are working on.
During the forum, Ahmed Ali Al Ansari, Ashghal Technical Office manager Engineer, said that Since the launch of Ta'heel initiative, Ashghal has succeeded in increasing Qatari factories by 86 to reach 131 factories by the end of October 2018. The number of locally manufactured materials, which are used in infrastructure projects were increased by 114 materials and are now 165 building materials manufactured in Qatar.
Source: Government of Qatar