Qatari-Indian joint venture appointed as main contractor for Al Rayyan World Cup Stadium
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Author: Robert Anderson, Gulf Business
Reuters cited a government official as saying the contract was worth $135m but no official figure was given...The stadium is being built 20km west of Doha city centre on the former site of Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium, which was deconstructed because it did not meet FIFA’s technical requirements...Hospitality zones, concession areas and other services built to resemble sand dunes, will surround the stadium structure. The nearby area will also host a mosque, aquatics centre, shaded walkways, cycling and running tracks.
Al Rayyan is the fifth stadium to be launched by the committee following Al Wakrah Stadium, Al Bayt Stadium – Al Khor City, Khalifa International Stadium and Qatar Foundation Stadium...[the Supreme Committee] will also launch the designs of Lusail Stadium, Ras Abu Aboud Stadium and Al Thumama Stadium within the upcoming year and officially launch the completed Khalifa International Stadium in early 2017.
Author: Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy
The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) announced today that Qatari contractor, Al Balagh Trading & Contracting, and India’s biggest construction firm, Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T), have been appointed as the main contractors to build the 40,000 seater Al Rayyan Stadium.