PROJECTS: US' Parsons bags $114mln contract in Qatar

Infrastructure services contract awarded by Public Works Authority (Ashgal)

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Labourers work on a road project in Falluja, 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad November 22, 2007.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Labourers work on a road project in Falluja, 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad November 22, 2007.

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Parsons, a global provider of infrastructure engineering services, announced on Tuesday that the company was awarded $114 million contract by the Qatar Public Works Authority (Ashgal) to provide site supervision services for projects in the western area of Qatar as well as Doha City.
 
The four-year contract, which includes an optional two-year extension, includes contract management, administration and supervision of infrastructure projects being delivered by the Authority, the NYSE-listed company said in a press statement.
 
Projects include roads and community infrastructure in districts such as Duhail South and Umm Lekhba, Al Mearad and Southwest of Muaither, and North of Muaither District, it said.
 
Ashgal plans to deliver the projects over the next five to seven years, it added.
 
(Writing by SA Kader; Editing by Anoop Menon)
 
 
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