Bahrain has approved $172.3 million (BD65 million) in funding for various infrastructure projects the country is undertaking.
Gulf Daily News reports that 27 tenders worth $83.5m (BD31.5m) were awarded by Bahrain’s cabinet, with a further 30 tenders worth $94.1m (BD35.5m) drafted for approval at a later date.
The projects include the expansion Awal Avenue in Juffair; reclamation of land for the Salman industrial Area in Hidd and building new embassies and residences for diplomatic missions in the UAE and Kuwait, at a cost of $21.7m (BD8.2m).
Bahrain’s Cabinet also approved a diplomatic relations agreement with Cuba, which is hoped to encourage ties between both countries.For all the latest construction news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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