Hill wins Kuwait hospital expansion deal
New York, October 14, 2010
Hill International , a global leader in managing construction risk, has received a contract from the Kuwait Ministry of Health to provide project and construction management services for a major nationwide hospital expansion program.
Hill will provide the services in association with System Development Project Management (SDPM).
The three-year contract has an estimated value to the joint venture of approximately KD1.8 million ($6.2 million).
The Kuwait Ministry of Health, as part of its plans to further develop the country's hospital system, is embarking on a KD150 million ($513 million) program involving eight hospitals that will include new construction and the expansion and renovation of existing facilities. Hill and SDPM will provide project management and construction management services throughout all phases of the program.
"This program is extremely important to the Kuwaiti government," said Raouf S Ghali, president of Hill's Project Management Group (International). "We are proud of the fact that the ministry is relying on our team to help improve their healthcare infrastructure," Ghali added. –TradeArabia News Service