The Corniche road from Sheraton Roundabout to the Islamic Museum Roundabout will be closed to vehicular traffic on the mornings of today (until 10:30am) and tomorrow for National Day military parade rehearsals, MOI reports. Those who are driving should follow the detours or seek alternate routes over the next few days.
Additionally, the Qatari Armed Forces General Command has said that the Emiri Air Force’s jets will be conducting air show rehearsals in and about the Corniche area starting tomorrow and until National Day.
The General Command has advised the public to “take precautions” during these times especially: tomorrow from 10am to 12 pm and Sunday and Monday from 2:15pm to 3pm.
The actual show will take place during the parade time on National Day, Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 8am to 10am.
That morning, all roads and areas close to the military parade will be closed to traffic. Free shuttle services will be available to transfer people from parking spots to the Corniche. Parade-goers can park near the Central Post Office, Qatar Sports Club, Qatar Petroleum building and Souq Waqif.
For more information about National Day, check our guide for QND2012 here.
Credit: Photo courtesy of Qatar National Day