ADIH appoints Forrec as Doha project consultant

ABU DHABI — Abu Dhabi Investment House (ADIH) has appointed Forrec Ltd, a Canadian firm specialised in planning and designing entertainment projects, as the Leisure and Attraction Consultant for the $3 billion Entertainment City Qatar (ECQ), developed within the Lusail Development Project, north of the Qatari capital Doha.

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Sun 8 Jul 2007, 8:53 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 10:16 PM

Rashad Janahi, chief executive officer of Abu Dhabi Investment House, the company behind developing Entertainment City Qatar and Steven C. Rhys, senior vice-president of Forrec, signed the agreement in London yesterday night.

According to the agreement, Forrec will provide strategic consultations on matters related to leisure and attractions in the Entertainment City project, including information on the different designs within the project, feasibility studies, operations, cost etc.

Forrec will assist Abu Dhabi Investment House in selecting suitable operators for the different components of the project. The company will also attract investors and identify marketing and promotion activities.

Rashad Janahi, Abu Dhabi Investment House CEO, said: "In Abu Dhabi Investment House, we are always committed to choose the best projects. Entertainment City Qatar is considered one of our most innovative projects, and that is why we selected Forrec, which has one of the most experienced institutions in the field of entertainment projects. We are confident that this agreement will add value to ECQ."

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