Doha: Winter camping registration will again be available starting tomorrow (October 31) for three days only.
The Ministry said that the places available for registration are Rawdat Rashid, Rawdat Aisha, Umm Al Azem Road, Al Khor, Al Waab, North of Al Thakhira, Al Otouriya, Al Sanaa, North Al Khraib, Al Udeid, South of Al Kharaij, Abu Samra, Al Shamal, Al Ghashamiya, Ain Mohammed, Sealine, Al Niqian, Al Kharrara and Mukaynis.
Upon citizens’ requests, the Ministry reopened the registration process. On the ministry’s website (www.mme.gov.qa) and through the mobile application Aoun, people can register.
The General Directorate of Traffic, a division of the Ministry of Interior, has recently organized a panel discussion in which speakers stressed the need for campers to abide by safety and security rules, QNA reports.
As part of a traffic plan to reduce violations during the winter camping season (2021-2022), camping authority representatives and school students participated.
The Head of the Technical Inspection Section, Lieutenant Colonel Ali Al Baridi, brought the audience up to speed on the subject of registration of semi-trailers and caravans.
The head of the Traffic Awareness Section, Dr Muhammad Sulaiman Al Hammadi, confirmed that all preparations for the 2021-2022 summer campaign have been completed, especially on Al Udeid and Sealine beaches.
The Southern Traffic Section has a plan to control traffic in camping areas by accompanying caravans into the wilderness and coordinating their movements, according to patrol police, Captain Khaled Al Khater.
The Assistant Director of the Natural Reserves, Salem Hussein Al Safran, stressed the importance of protecting wildlife in wild places, by staying out of natural reserves and adhering to designated camping areas.
According to him, the procedure used by the organizers this season was to build caravans in specific locations and then distribute them to designated camping areas, reducing overcrowding.
The Hamad Medical Corporation’s Assistant Director for Injury Prevention, Dr Aisha Obaid, discussed the types of injuries seen at Hamad Trauma Center as well as statistics about desert bike injuries from last season.