Bahrain issues record 10,454 building permits
Manama, February 8, 2014
A record 10,454 construction permits were issued by municipalities in Bahrain over the past year, thus reflecting renewed confidence in the kingdom’s investment environment, said a report.
The Central Municipality issued 3,306 licences, compared with the Northern Municipality which processed 3,224 permits, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
The Muharraq, Manama and Southern municipalities issued 1,937, 1,098 and 889 construction permits respectively.
Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Minister Dr Juma Al Ka’abi described the momentum as reflecting renewed confidence in Bahrain’s investment environment.
“The new licences expanded the investment areas in Bahrain by 3,611,885 sq m,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service