Director General of Public Security, Staff Major General Saad bin Jassim Al-Khulaifi inaugurated the 34th Traffic Week celebrations at Darb Al-Saai this week in the presence of many officers and department directors of the Ministry of Interior (MOI).
The events will continue until Saturday, 24 March, featuring a range of traffic awareness activities participated by the country’s government ministries and institutions. The events will carry on throughout the week on two shifts: morning events will start from 8 am until 12 pm (except on Friday); evening events start at 4 pm until 9 pm.
This year’s celebration includes a number of activities that are different from events of previous years, such as on-site traffic services provided by the Licensing Department of the General Directorate of Traffic which include Vehicle Registration, Renewal of Driving Licences, Mobile Technical Inspection of Vehicles, Field of Training and Driving Test. Also featured this year is an exhibition of insurance companies and Traffic Competitions sponsored by driving schools.
Veteran Drivers Award
Debate: Driving without license-between acceptance and refusal
Seminar: Role of Family in Traffic Awareness
Seminar: The role of Schools in Spreading Traffic Awareness
Traffic competitions (sponsored by Driving Schools)
Awareness lecture: Wrong Traffic behaviour from an Islamic perspective
Seminar: Traffic Information between Reality and Hope
Events on Friday will start from 4 pm and the week-long events will conclude on Saturday evening.
The traffic week this year also witnesses the participation of a number of concerned ministries, such as the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. There will be activities to educate students at all levels, along with a special children’s corner and interactive games. There will be special areas in Souq Waqif and the traffic citadel. More than 60 entities are also taking part in the main exhibition at Darb al Saai. The Lekhwiya Force will demonstrate their skills and there will be shows initiated by the youth and Qatar University.
For more information and updates about this year’s Traffic Week, visit the about the MOI website through this link.