26/12/2018 07:57 AST

Bahrain's government has invited bids from qualified contractors for the construction of 303 residential villas on island 14 at Madinat Salman (formerly Northern Town) off the northern coast of the kingdom.

The project is being funded through the grant provided by the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development KFAED under the GCC Development Programme.

As per the tender notification, preferance will be given to Kuwaiti Grade ‘A’ Contractors registered with the Kuwaiti Central Tender Committee.

For the Bahraini contractors, the criterion is that they need to be categorised as Grade A with the Ministry of Housing and Grade AA in building construction projects with the Ministry of Works, stated the notification.

The last date for submitting bids is tomorrow (December 26), it added.-

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