29 Mar 2017
The new Government services complex and Services Centre of Ministry of Interior (MoI) was opened In Pearl Qatar City on Wednesday, 29th March 2017. The complex was inaugurated by Brig. Muhammad Ahmad Al Ateeq, Director General of the General Directorate of Passports in the presence of directors of departments at MoI and representatives of Ministries, Government bodies and United Development Company (UDC), the master developer of The Pearl-Qatar.
Several services of the Passports and other seven Ministries will be available at the new complex.
Brig. Muhammad Al Ateeq said that the new services centre was the 23rd centre whereas other centres are located in different parts of the country in order to facilitate the public to access MoI services from the nearest places for all.
All services of Passports will be available in the Pearl Services Centre. All staffs in the new centre are trained well to present the best services for clients, he added.
He pointed out that the centre will be open now only in the morning hours, from 0700 AM-0100 PM and the work in two shifts will be determined after assessment.
Ambassador Muhammad Abdullah Al Sobaie, Director of Consular Affairs Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the Pearl Government Services Centre was 11th of its kind in the State. The centre will provide several services of the Ministry for the citizens and residents such as documents attestation and notarial certification.
The Director of Services Complex Department at the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Muslim Muhammad Al Rashidee said that the new Centre will provide services of seven ministries including MADLSA, Municipality and Environment, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Justice, Economy and Commerce, Education and Higher Education and Kahrama.
The new centre was constructed to render services to the residents of Pearl and others based on the importance of the locality and its dense population and integrated infrastructure, he added.
“The opening of the Pearl Service Center is part of the commitment of UDC as the master developer of Pearl-Qatar to provide integrated services with high quality, reliability and efficiency to the people of the island and its institutions in an easy and convenient manner at the required level and excellence in business services within the island”, said Ibrahim Jassim al Othman CEO of UDC.
The new services centre will be operated in two floors. The ground floor is for the services of other ministries and the first floor is set for services of the Ministry of Interior. The centre has been facilitated with spacious hall and special areas for people with special needs and 16 counters that can complete the services within shorter time.
Special offices have been facilitated to provide services of Nationality Department for men and women separately.