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KSA health minister inks $260m three tower deal

Three healthcare projects to be built by Al-Fawzan Contracting Company

Saudi?s health minister Dr Abdullah Al-Rabeeah yesterday signed contracts to build three medical tower projects totalling $260m.
Saudi?s health minister Dr Abdullah Al-Rabeeah yesterday signed contracts to build three medical tower projects totalling $260m.

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Saudi’s health minister Dr Abdullah Al-Rabeeah yesterday signed contracts to build three medical tower projects totalling $260m.

Al-Fawzan Contracting Company was awarded all three contracts, which will be built at King Saud Medical City, Prince Salman Hospital, and Al-Iman General Hospital.

The contracts are the latest in a slew of projects funded by the Saudi Ministry of Health which include the 500-bed Prince Muhammad Hospital, Riyadh; Imam Abdul Rahman bin Faisal Hospital, Al-Quwaieya General Hospital and a number of others.

Al-Rabeeah said Saudi Arabia had committed well over $1bn to new hospital and healthcare projects throughout the kingdom over the next 12 months.

He said that a number of these projects will be operational within the next few months, including a 300-bed hospital innorth Riyadh; a 200-bed mental health hospital, Al-Kharj; 150-bed Houta Sudair Hospital and 50-bed Rowaida Al-Areedh Hospital.

“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.
 

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