Sinohydro, CMEC picked to build 4,867 homes for Saudi government
Ministry of Housing homes to be built across 15 cities and governorates as part of Vision 2030 push
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Housing has signed two agreements with Sinohydro Corporation and China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) Saudi Contracting Company to build 4,867 housing units in 15 cities and governorates across six regions in the kingdom, with the contracts being awarded as part of the ministry’s Vision 2030 push to provide housing units to needy families.
In an Arabic-language report, Saudi Arabia's state news agency, SPA, said that the agreements were signed by Minister of Housing, Majid bin Abdullah Al-Hoqail, in the presence of Chinese Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Chen Weicheng.
According to the report, Sinohydro will construct 3,753 housing units in total, including 1,732 in Aseer; 1,399 in Jazan; 444 in Al-Baha; and 178 in Makkah.
CMEC Saudi Contracting Company will be responsible for the construction of 1,114 units, with 814 units in Al-Jouf and 300 in the Northern Border area.
Homes will also be built in Bisha, Al-Namas, Dhahran Al-Janoub, Sarat Al-Majardah, Muhail Aseer, Turaif, Baljurashi, Al-Hujrah Bish, Darb, Al-Eidabi, and Dumat Al-Jandal.