Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) announced the opening of its newest branch in Al Wajba, marking the 40th addition to the successful supermarket chain in Qatar, and the 45th in both Qatar and the Sultanate of Oman.
The new branch boasts world-class shelves to offer the best products display to its customers, in addition to high-tech lighting and storage techniques and technologies that adhere to international standards.
Dr. Mohammed Nasser Al Qahtani, Deputy CEO of Al Meera Consumer Goods Company, inaugurated the opening ceremony in the presence of Mr. Cobus Lombard, Operations Director, Mr. Saeed M. Al-Nabet ; Administration Affairs Manager and Mr. Khalid Al Jassim; Safety and Security manager along with several Al Meera representatives.
The 4,300 sqm Al Wajba branch constitutes 2,022 sqm of supermarket area. The store offers shoppers a wide variety of food and non-food related items as well as fresh products. The branch includes a butchery, fishery, delicatessen, fruits and vegetables area and bakery to answer to the consumers’ various daily needs at very competitive prices. In addition to a huge parking space, the branch will feature 7 shops that are set to open soon to provide customers with a variety of services.
While discussing the expansion plan, Dr. Mohammed Nasser Al Qahtani, Deputy CEO of Al Meera, said:
“The opening of the Al Wajba branch is in line with Al Meera’s slogan to be ‘Your Favourite Neighbourhood Retailer’, and expand into newly developed areas as well as areas that have witnessed a significant increase in population, with a commitment to provide a unique and all-inclusive service to all segments of the Qatari community.”
He added: “We are very pleased to be serving yet another segment of the Qatari community and look forward to the opening of our upcoming branches.”
He made sure to stress that, through its expansion strategy, Al Meera continuously seeks to support the Qatar National Vision 2030 in its plan to develop all areas of the nation.
Al-Qahtani explained that the new branch will be serving the Al Wajba area, in addition to the New Rayyan, Muaither, Rawdat Abal Heeran and Al Sailiya until the completion of the new branches in those areas. He also thanked all parties that have supported the opening of the new branch specially the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce, the Public Works Authority “Ashghal”, and the KAHRAMAA Corporation for their great support on the opening of the new branch.
Al Meera is set to launch two more branches this year in Al Thumama and Rawdat Ekdeem. The aforementioned stores will be opening their doors weeks apart, one following the next, after obtaining the necessary approvals and licenses from the relevant authorities. This comes after the opening of seven stores this year in Muaither, Al Azizia, Muraikh, the Gulf Mall, Thakhira, Jeryan Njeima and Al Wakra 2.
Within its framework to open 56 outlets in all areas of Qatar, Al Meera has begun the construction works on several other branches as part of its expansion strategy to construct 14 new shopping malls across the State, located in Sailiya North (Miarad), Bu Sidra, Al Wakra 3, Umm Salal Ali, Leabaib 1, Leabaib 2, Rawdat Aba El-Heran, Azghawa, Al Khor, Um Qarn, Rawdat Al Hamama, Jeryan Jenaihat, Al Sailiya and Ain Khaled.
It is worth mentioning that Al Meera signed a memorandum of understanding with Lusail Real Estate Development for the operation and management of two shopping centres in Fox Hills and North Villas District.
Al Meera also plans to establish two additional branches, characterized by a unique design in Al-Jamiliyah and Al Shamal, and will continue opening other new branches whenever the opportunity presents itself.
It should be noted that there is constant coordination with the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning in order to act upon their suggestions while considering our requests in terms of new locations, such as Rawdat Al Hamam North, Al Sheehaniya North, Madkhal al Khuraib, Rawdat Rashed, Umm Al Umd, Al Khuraitiyat and others.