COVID-19 : UPDATES ABOUT PROGRESS FROM AROUND QATAR

COVID 19

At this difficult time, we at Radio Olive 106.3 FM want to make sure that we can bring you positive news each day. While all other updates shall be available to you on our social media platforms, here we bring you more updates from around Qatar. Even amidst the social-distancing protocol, Qatar has progressed a lot in the past few days. Following are some great news to look forward to:

1. With all the social-distancing The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has completed quite a lot of maintenance and development workers. Many roads in Al Khor, Bin Omran, Al Hitmi Al Jadeed, Al Gharrafa and Ain Khalid areas were completed within the framework contract for roads maintenance. As per Ashghal, they spoke yesterday that the work also included replacing asphalt layer in some roads, as well as treating the asphalt defects in the main and local roads, enhancing lighting poles, replacing the lamps too and also developing traffic lights.

2. In another good news Vodafone Qatar and Talabat have come together to create an online shop for its service and products through the latter’s app. This is to encourage people to stay at home and maintain social distancing during the pandemic. Customers of Vodafone Qatar can now avail easy and secure purchase of recharge cards and pay bills through the Talabat app. They can use credit cards or cash as they get the home delivery service.

3. Drones will now be used to broadcast mandates across Qatar to curb the Covid-19 spread. The Ministry of Interior launched an awareness campaign using drones for all residents that have loudspeakers fit on them. These drones will broadcast awareness messages in all parts of the country. The messages will be to adhere to the current safety laws and guidelines and will also urge all to stay at home. The messages shall be transmitted in English, Urdu, Hindi, Nepalese, Malayalam and other languages to reach maximum people of Qatar.

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