Construction under way for Busiateen centre
Manama, August 18, 2014
The foundation for the main building of Busaiteen Social Centre has been completed, Ministry of Works Assistant Undersecretary for Construction and Maintenance Projects Mona Al Motawa has revealed.
Work is currently under way to construct the ground floor and the electricity sub-station of the three-storey social centre, she said.
Al Motawa said the BD835,000 ($2.2 million) project was awarded to Saraya Contracting, with 12 per cent progress.
The 227,000 sq m social centre at Busaiteen will consist of 2 reception halls, a waiting area, a hall accommodating 250 persons, hospitality room, guardroom, electricity, water pumps and parking lot on the ground floor.
The centre provides social services which include social security, family counselling, embracing the divorced and their children, social development workshops to spread awareness amongst the community, in addition to various training courses and programmes in fields such as hairdressing, tailoring and embroidery, handcrafts and cooking, it said. – TradeArabia News Service