Sasref signs Al-Khonaini infrastructure contract

Infrastructure development and 217 housing unit contract in Jubail

Saref president (centre) Abdullah Al-Baiz, Abdul Aziz Al-Khonaini (left) and Mohammad Al-Ajmi (right).
Saref president (centre) Abdullah Al-Baiz, Abdul Aziz Al-Khonaini (left) and Mohammad Al-Ajmi (right).

Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery (Sasref) has signed a major contract with Al-Khonaini International Contracting for infrastructure development and construction of 217 housing units for Sasref employees at Jalmoudah District in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia.

At the same ceremony, Sasref signed an engineering consultancy contract with Al-Ajmi Engineering Consulting Office to assist Sasref in the engineering supervision of the project.

Sasref president, Abdullah Al-Baiz, said: "This project aims at providing employees with company-built housing units under its home-ownership programme."

The housing units will be constructed in Haii Jalmouda, one of the newly-developing prime residential areas in Jubail industrial city.

The project, including development of the land and construction of 217 housing units, is planned to be completed in mid-2014. This raises the total number of housing units provided to Sasref employees to 947 thus far.

Project manager Eng. Mohammad Al-Ballow said: "According to the scope of work, Al-Khonainin will implement the infrastructure development works of the site and construct 217 housing units.

"Al-Ajmi Consulting will assist Sasref in the engineering consultancy and supervision on the whole project to ensure implementation of the project as per the engineering specifications and standards approved by Jubail Royal Commission," said Al-Ballow.

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