Bahrain working on $818m development projects

Bahrain's Cabinet yesterday (April 27) reviewed the progress of work at 96 development projects  worth BD311 million ($818 million) currently being implemented in the kingdom. 


HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salam Al Khalifa chaired the Cabinet session, which was attended by HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier and other officials.


The developments under implementation include 15 road projects costing BD129 million; 49 sanitation projects worth BD118 million; and 32 construction projects valued at BD64 million, said a Bahrain News Agency report.


The session was also informed, through a memorandum submitted by the Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, about the tenders that had been launched or awarded in three sectors during the first quarter of this year.


A total of 32 tenders, worth BD92 million, were launched; while 24 tenders costing BD16 million were awarded during the first quarter of 2020 in the roads, sanitation and construction sectors, the Cabinet was informed.




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