Bahrain’s Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs, and Urban Planning will be carrying out the infrastructure works for the $1bn King Abdullah Medical City, a massive healthcare project in the south of the kingdom.

A financing contract worth BHD16.5mn has been signed between Bahrain government and the Saudi Development Fund in this regard, stated Ahmed Al Khayyat, the works affairs undersecretary at the ministry.

The scope of work includes the main 66 kV power station, a sewage treatment plant, water collection tanks besides sewerage, irrigation, and stormwater drainage networks. The ministry will also handle the internal and external roads networks, lighting, telecommunication network, and aesthetic works, he added.

The giant medical city project is being funded through SAR1bn grant from the late Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and will be built on a one million sqm plot donated by His Majesty King Hamad at Durrat Al Bahrain.

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