Major housing project to be launched in Bahrain
Manama, June 10, 2014
A major housing project in partnership with the private sector is to be announced soon in Bahrain.
It is part of a mega project including the construction of four new cities at a time to fulfill housing needs across Bahrain, Housing Minister Bassem Al Hamer said, reported the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
The ministry is now considering 106 pending applications submitted by citizens earning a monthly salary exceeding BD900 (2,361), which represent only one per cent of the 4,000 applications the ministry receives every year, he said.
Efforts are also underway to solve the issue of old applications dating back to 1993, 1994 and 1995, in addition to 50,000 new applications, although the ministry is facing staff shortages, he pointed out. - TradeArabia News Service