Bahrain Housing Minister reviews construction on East Hidd Town
Phase 2 of the Bu Shaheen neighbourhood at East Hidd Town project comprising 398 housing units was 90% complete
Construction work is progressing on Bahrain’s East Hidd Town, the kingdom’s Minister of Housing, Bassem bin Yacoub Al Hamar revealed during a recent visit to the project’s site.
According to Al Hamar, the project’s progress comes as part of the ministry’s efforts to speed up the pace of work of construction projects to meet HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s plan to build 40,000 housing units for the citizens, the Bahrain News Agency, reported.
During his site visit, the Housing Minister was accompanied by the Undersecretary of the ministry, Shaikh Khalid bin Hmood Al Khalifa, and several officials and site engineers.
As part of the inspection tour it was confirmed that Phase 2 of the Bu Shaheen neighbourhood project comprising 398 housing units was 90% complete.
Meanwhile, 100% of construction works had been completed for 740 housing units within the Qlaiaa neighbourhood, while Umm Al-Sawali neighbourhood, which consists of 375 housing units marked 91% completion.
Based on the town’s general plan, the ministry and all relevant ministries are coordinating to provide the town with the needed facilities and services, the minister noted.
According to Al Hamar, the project progress comes as the government's keenness to maintain housing projects as wel as provide the best modern design standards for road networks, sewage and bridge networks, in addition to green spaces and walkways for the citizens.