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$1bn Abu Dhabi medical city nearing completion

ABU DHABI, January 29, 2017

Work on the Dh4-billion ($1.08 billion) Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, a giant project coming up on a 300,000-sq-m area in Abu Dhabi, UAE, is nearing completion and will be handed over to Abu Dhabi Health Services company (Seha) in the fourth quarter of 2017, said a report.

Abu Dhabi General Services company (Musanada) is following a specific and clear schedule to deliver this vital project in line with highest international standards and specifications in co-ordination with its strategic partner Seha, reported state news agency Wam, citing a top official.

A major development project in the regional healthcare sector, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City is strategically located in Al Mafraq area and includes mostly covered parking for 1,660 cars, stated Musanada's acting chief executive Hamad Khalifa Al Murar.

Highlighting the work progress on the facility towers and external clinics building, Al Murar said 91 per cent of the external works and landscapes and utility buildings and electricity and air conditioning plants have now been completed, stated the report.

Electric power and air-conditioning systems are being tested on an ongoing basis, while 59 per cent of the medical equipment have been tested and installed, it added.

Tags: abu dhabi | Healthcare | Medical city | Seha | Musanada |

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