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Belhasa unit wins Iraq, Maldives contracts

Aquascapes wins new deals to build swimming pools for luxury hotels

Belhasa unit wins Iraq, Maldives contracts
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Aquascapes, the swimming pools design and construction division of UAE-based Belhasa Projects has won new projects in Iraq and Maldives.

In Erbil, Iraq, the company has won contracts for landscape design for a luxurious villa and a hotel, it said in a statement.

Malay Shah, general manager, Aquascapes, said: "We are excited to enter the landscape design market in Iraq which has strong growth potential for us. This project is a step in the right direction.

"Iraq provides a pro-investment environment and this could be the start of many new projects for us."

Maldives is also a new market for Belhasa Projects where the company has won a swimming pool refurbishment project for a prestigious hotel.

"Maldives being a prominent tourist destination, there is a strong demand from hotels and private luxury villas for our services and we are looking forward to exploring more business opportunities in Maldives," Shah added.

UAE-based Belhasa Projects was launched in 1980 as a specialist in swimming pool construction and today the company is one of the largest of its kind in the region in the sector.

The company said it has constructed pools in palaces, hotels, leisure complexes and villas.

Belhasa Projects also offers construction of sports facilities and has completed sports flooring for various games including rugby, football, hockey and tennis.

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