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Housing Minister visits Khalifa Town
03 : 01 PM - 11/06/2018
Manama, June 11 (BNA): Housing Minister Bassim bin Yacoub Al Hamer paid a visit to Khalifa Town where he inspected the completion rates of the first phase of the project, which consists of 1560 housing units funded through the Gulf Development Programme.

The visit of the minister coincides with the directives of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister, on the distribution of ready-made units in Khalifa Town and the implementation of the order of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince , Deputy Supreme Commander First Deputy Prime Minister on the distribution of 5,000 housing units.

Al Hamer briefed ministry officials and engineers on the ongoing work, both in the construction of the units and in the infrastructure works. The technical team reported that the ministry has already achieved the completion rates in 421 housing units in the town and the works of the infrastructure, which contributed to the start of delivery of units to beneficiaries.

Al Hamer also reviewed the progress of work in the other site in the town, which is witnessing the implementation of 862 units and 192 apartments, a project whose rates are close to completion by the end of this year.

He also visited the work site, which witnessed the implementation of 120 housing units in accordance with the building models prepared by the Prince Charles Foundation for Building Community, an advisory institution that has prepared the general and detailed plans for the project.

The minister concluded his tour by visiting the site of the two wastewater treatment plants in the town. He was briefed on the mechanism of their implementation and the capacity of each station, one with 1,000 cubic metres per day and the other 2,000 cubic metres.

F.K.N.


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