Saudi to build new medical towers
Riyadh, April 9, 2012
The Ministry of Health will implement three key medical projects in Riyadh at a total cost of over SR967.52 million.
Three medical towers will be built in Riyadh at a cost of SR967.2 million, providing a total of more than 800 beds, a report said.
Saudi Minister of Health Dr Abdullah Al-Rabeeah signed the contracts to build the towers with Al-Fawzan Contracting Company, an Arab News report said.
Riyadh Governor Prince Sattam attended the contract signing ceremony held at his office.
The towers will come up at the King Saud Medical City, Prince Salman Hospital, and Al-Iman General Hospital, the report said.
Al-Rabeeah underscored the significance given by his ministry to develop primary health clinics in various parts of the province. “We have plans to build as many as 256 primary health care center projects in four phases. The ministry has already completed implementation of two phases,” he said, adding that new health projects are estimated to cost a total of more than SR6 billion.