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Bahrain invites $526m tenders in Q1; 34 awarded

MANAMA, May 23, 2018

A total of 75 tenders worth BD200 million ($526 million), covering the roads, sanitary and construction sectors, had been invited by the Bahrain's Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Ministry during the first three months of the year.

Of these, 34 bids worth BD148.2 million ($390 million) had been already awarded, said a statement from the ministry.

Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Engineer Essam bin Abdulla Khalaf said the total cost of the tenders that are yet to be awarded stood at BD51.8 million ($136.3 million), varying between 18 for the roads sector, nine for sanitary, 12 for construction and two for technical services sector.

Khalaf said the projects for which bids were invited in the three sectors included the revamp of the access to the Bahrain International Airport (Phase One), the revamp of roads in Halat Bu Maher Block 216, Saar Avenue Revamp, Adliya Roads Revamp Block 338 (Phases Three and Four), Blocks 804 and 814 Revamp in Isa Town besides provision of turning routes along the roads leading to Al Qadam Roundabout and expansion of the roundabout.

The projects also include maintenance of Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Causeway, operation and maintenance of North Sitra Sewage Treatment Plant, implementation of irrigation network in Rashid's Equestrian Club, consultancy services for the design of Sakhir Sports City, an academic building in Muharraq Elementary School for Girls, the construction of four buildings in Tubli Sewage Treatment Plant, and an academic building in Khadija Al Kubra Intermediate School for Girls in Muharraq, said the minister.

In the construction sector, 10 projects worth BD1.98 million ($5.21 million) were awarded, including the construction of the agriculture affairs building, funded by the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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