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Bahrain floats tenders for low-income housing


Bahrain's Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning has issued tenders for new homes under its Towns and Villages Development Project aimed at supporting low-income citizens, reported BNA.

The new batch of 27 houses adds to 103 houses whose maintenance and revamp contracts had been signed, which raises the number of targeted houses to 130, costing BD1 million ($2.63 million), stated the report, citing a senior municipal official.

Dr Nabil Mohammed Abu Al Fateh, the municipalities affairs undersecretary at the ministry was addressing the media after his field visits to the houses, along with assistant undersecretary for joint municipal services Wael Al Mubarak, and several municipal officials.

Al Fateh stressed the need to expedite the revamp of houses whose contracts had been signed, it added.

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