Built to inform

Sign up for the daily newsletters

No, Thank you

Makkah governor to blacklist firms delaying work

Prince Khaled Al-Faisal reportedly said action will be taken against companies, including government bodies, that fail to meet scheduled construction targets

Companies found delaying projects will be blacklisted, Makkah's governor reportedly said.
Companies found delaying projects will be blacklisted, Makkah's governor reportedly said.

Companies delaying projects will be publicly blacklisted, Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, governor of Saudi Arabia's Makkah Province, has reportedly said. 

Furthermore, companies completing their projects within the appointed schedule will be "honoured". 

Prince Khaled was speaking at a meeting of the Makkah Regional Council, where he said local authorities have not been "strict" enough with negligent parties so far, adding this would now change. 

According to Arab News, he said: "The relevant authority will have to prepare a list of defaulters as well as those who meet the deadlines and other requirements." 

The governor directed the council to develop a mechanism to issue reports on the implementation of projects, with a detailed report at the end of every year containing a comprehensive disclosure on the implemented and delayed projects.

The names of the parties implementing and delaying the projects, be they individuals, government bodies, or private companies, should also be available for the public, he said.

"The governorate and regional council will issue the list under the categories of appreciation and warning," he continued.  

Most popular


New category open for consultancies at CW Awards 2019 in Dubai
Sub-Consultancy of the Year to be crowned for the first time at the gala ceremony


Leaders UAE 2019: Pinsent Masons confirmed as Gold Sponsor
Law firm is among the major construction industry players confirmed as sponsors for Leaders UAE's
Leaders in Construction UAE Summit returns in Sept 2019
Dubai conference to see top officials discuss the people, trends, and challenges that will power

Latest Issue

Construction Week - Issue 747
Aug 03, 2019