Saudi signs $238m municipal development deals
Jeddah, August 12, 2014
Saudi Arabia has signed contracts worth SR893.68 million ($238.2 million) for 15 municipal development projects in a number of provinces, said a report.
The projects are aimed at providing safe utilities to citizens and residents, Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs Prince Mansour bin Miteb was quoted as saying in the Arab News report.
It includes two projects to ensure protection against flash floods on the Prince Naif road and pavement construction and street lighting on several roads in Madinah province as well as maintenance of roads, squares and green surfaces in Riyadh.
The main projects to be implemented in Jeddah under these contracts involve ashphalting, street lighting and pavement construction on some major roads, said the report.
In the Eastern Province, projects will include drainage systems and other means of protection against floods in Al Khobar, upgrading roads and streets in Al-Ahsa and construction of roads and floodwater drainage system in Hofuf and Mobrez, it added.