ASHGHAL - The Public Works Authority - An overview
ASHGHAL was established on the basis of the Emiri Decree No. (1) issued by HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on January 20, 2004, as an autonomous body to oversee all infrastructure-related projects as well as public amenities. The Emiri Decree stressed quality and perfection of work as per international specifications and standards.
The establishment of ASHGHAL marked an important turning point in the history of infrastructure development in the State of Qatar, which has embarked on a major phase of change and development in all aspects of life.