Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa stressed the government’s keenness to speed up the pace of improving the infrastructure and ensure sustainability of the necessary funding for it. He pointed out urban and investment development in the Kingdom of Bahrain, in light of the comprehensive development march led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and supported by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.
The Deputy Prime Minister emphasized the importance of the infrastructure development projects in new cities which aim to boost the welfare of Bahraini families and achieve stability for their members. He was speaking during a visit today to the Ministry of Works to follow up on progress of the infrastructure development projects being implemented by the ministry.
The Deputy Prime Minister was received on arrival at the ministry by mainly the Minister of Works, Eng. Ibrahim bin Hassan Al Hawaj, Works Ministry Undersecretary Eng. Shaikh Mesha’al bin Mohammed Al Khalifa and a number of officials. He praised the efforts of the ministry personnel and their remarkable contribution to developing the infrastructure to keep it in harmony with the government’s programmes and Bahrain Economic Vision 2030.
The Deputy Prime Minister was briefed about the ministry’s plan for this year and the next years to carry out more than 120 projects to connect thousands of real estate properties to the road and sewerage network in internal areas across the kingdom through a programme funded by the revenues of the Municipal Shared Resources Fund. The ministry’s current projects, which account for more than 200 ones in the road, sewerage, construction and maintenance fields, were also spotlighted.
The Minister of Works affirmed the ministry’s keenness on providing the infrastructure services according to the high quality standards in order to achieve the goals of the comprehensive development march led by HM the King and supported by HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister. He expressed deepest thanks and gratitude to the Deputy Prime Minister for the visit, commending the support accorded to the Bahraini cadres and the projects being implemented by the ministry.
Source: Bahrain News Agency