Housing Minister inspects East Hidd Town construction progress
Manama Housing Minister Bassem bin Yacoub Al Hamar, confirmed that the completion in East Hidd Town is witnessing remarkable progress due to the ministry's efforts to quicken the pace of work of construction projects to meet His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s plan to build 40,000 housing units for the citizens.
Housing Minister, Ministry Undersecretary Shaikh Khalid bin Hmood Al Khalifa and a number of officials and site engineers made an inspection tour and confirm that 90% of the Bu Shaheen neighborhood project second phase, which consists of 398 housing units, 100% of construction works is completed for 740 housing units in Qlaiaa neighborhood, while 91% of completion rate in Umm Al-Sawali neighborhood, which consists of 375 housing units.
The minister noted that the ministry and all relevant ministries are coordinating to provide the town with the needed facilities and services, as mentioned in the town’s general plan.
The progress is esteemed from the government's keenness to maintain housing projects at priorities' forefront to provide a decent living for citizens by adopting the best modern design standards for road networks, sewage and bridge networks, as well as providing green spaces and walkways, he added.