Qatar: Ashghal to build $1bn hospital in Al Khor

The project, which is expected to cost around $1bn (QAR6.3bn), will be handled by the Public Works Authority (Ashghal)

New $1bn hospital set to be built in Al Khor.
New $1bn hospital set to be built in Al Khor.

A new 500-bed hospital with an emergency centre is set to be built in Al Khor. 

The project, which is expected to cost around $1bn (QAR6.3bn), will be handled by the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) with construction expected to begin by mid-2017.

The new hospital will feature various facilities including: several operation theatres, an emergency unit and out-patient departments.

Details about the project were unveiled during a community event organised by Ashghal in coordination with the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning and members of the Central Municipal Council (CMC) on Wednesday, 22 October, 2015.

During the meeting Ashghal also announce various other new projects in the Al Khor area.

The projects include a new $63m (QAR230m) health centre and three new mosques with an estimated cost of $4.6m (QAR17m).

Construction on all four projects is expected to start during the first quarter of 2016.

 

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