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BD 2.4 million invested on the 'Cities and Village Development' project

BD 2.4 million invested on the 'Cities and Village Development' project

Under the Cities and Villages Development Project, the Ministry of Works, Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning has completed the renovation of 2,690 houses this year, it emerged. Ministry Undersecretary Dr Nabil Mohammed Abu Al Fateh said the ministry has also signed contracts to complete the renovation and maintenance of 135 houses belonging to low-income families. The number of completed houses is expected to exceed 2,900 by the end of this year. He explained that the project aimed at the development of cities and villages while improving the lives of low-income families. “The budget allocated for the project is BD2.4 million for the financial year 2018-2019.” “The ministry has been able to achieve important milestones in this project. Restoration of 2,900 houses to raise the standard of living of some families is particularly important in a community as closely as the Bahraini community,” he explained.




MMA stars prepare for title showdown

MMA stars prepare for title showdown

Brave 18’s main event headliners are willing to go to any length to be crowned as the undisputed champion of the lightweight division. Brazilian Lucas Mineiro is set to defend his championship against Palestinian Abdul Kareem Al

BD22 million Cargo area

BD22 million Cargo area

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) appointed French engineering company Egis as a consultant to provide design and supervision services for Bahrain International Airport’s new (BIA) BD22 million Cargo Area.

New Air Traffic Control Center on way

New Air Traffic Control Center on way

The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications (MTT) has announced the signing of a BD2.4 million contract on the sideline of the Bahrain International Airshow 2018 for the construction of the new Air Traffic Control Center.


MMA stars prepare for title showdown

MMA stars prepare for title showdown

Brave 18’s main event headliners are willing to go to any length to be crowned as the undisputed champion of the lightweight division. Brazilian Lucas Mineiro is set to defend his championship against Palestinian Abdul Kareem Al

Most of region end firm

Most of region end firm

Most Middle Eastern stock markets were firm yesterday while Egypt rose sharply in active trade on buying of blue chips that was encouraged by strength in emerging markets, generally due to optimism over the Sino-US trade dispute. The E

KAIE signs exclusive deal with Butzbach

KAIE signs exclusive deal with Butzbach

Kanoo Automotive and Industrial Equipment (KAIE) a subsidiary of the Ebrahim K. Kanoo conglomerate, has signed an agreement with partners Butzbach to expand their portfolio to include hangar doors. The deal, on the sidelines of the Bah

Thais take ASEAN chair

Thais take ASEAN chair

Protests, broken windows and dignitaries forced to flee by helicopter -- Thailand’s last stint as host of Southeast Asia’s biggest summit was devoured by political chaos. But as the chairmanship of the Association of Southe