By Cathal McElroy
Gulf state's Housing Minister says details of the mega housing project will be announced soon
Bahrain’s Housing Minister Bassem Al Hamer has revealed that a major public-private partnership (PPP) housing project is to be announced soon.
The development will be part of a mega project that includes the simultaneous construction of four new cities targeted at meeting housing needs across Bahrain, he told Gulf Daily News.
Al Hamer also said that the ministry is addressing a backlog of housing applications, some which date back to 1993, 1994 and 1995.
However, the problem is being exacerbated by staff shortages within the ministry, he added.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.