Bahrain's Tender Board awards, launches 182 tenders in 2019
Bahrain’s Minister for Works pointed out that 89 projects, worth $529bn (BD199.4bn), have been awarded in 2019
Bahrain’s Tender Board has revealed that it awarded and launched a total of 182 tenders in 2019, as part of the GCC Development Programme and the Government Action Plan for 2018-2019, which is in line with the directives of HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa to enhance infrastructure across the kingdom.
Bahrain’s Minister for Works, Municipalities Affairs, and Urban Planning, Essam Khalaf, pointed out that 89 projects, worth $529bn (BD199.4bn) had been awarded in 2019, which included 44 projects in the construction and maintenance sector; 23 in the sanitation sector; eight in the roads sector; as well as 14 in the services sector.
Meanwhile, 93 tenders, with an estimated of cost $282.83bn (BD106.625bn) were launched in 2019, including 14 in the roads sector; 27 in the sanitation sector; 41 in the construction and maintenance sector; and 11 in the services sector, according to the state-run Bahrain News Agency.
The Minister for Works confirmed that requests to finance key service projects within the GCC Development Programme had been approved, noting that the projects are directly related to the lives of the kingdom’s citizens and residents.
Khalaf added that 20 tenders had been awarded or launched within the GCC Development Programme, at an estimated cost of $389.16bn (BD146.71bn).