Bahrain reveals 2013 project investment of $131.9m
Ministry says ten major sewage and construction projects carried out
Bahrain’s Work Ministry completed more than $131.9mn (BHD50mn) worth of sewage and construction projects in 2013, according to an annual report issued by the Information Affairs Authority.
Work to improve the efficiency of the dual biological treatment process at the Tubli Waste Water Treatment Plant was the most expensive sewage project at a cost of $23.2mn (BHD8.75mn).
The report also showed that the most expensive construction project was the building of the Survey and Land Registration Bureau in Seef district at a cost of $36.1mn (BHD13.6mn).
According to the report, the projects have led to greater access to sewage systems, better water purification, enhanced rainwater drainage and a new Hawar Island port.
Prior information released by the Ministry showed that Bahrain also spent around $175.1mn (BHD66mn) on 71 infrastructure projects in the last year.