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Saudi to invest $152.8m in water projects

Kingdom agrees several contracts for water and sanitation schemes

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Saudi is investing in a range of waste water projects to cope with rapid population growth. (GETTY IMAGES)
Saudi is investing in a range of waste water projects to cope with rapid population growth. (GETTY IMAGES)

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Water and Electricity, Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Hossein, has agreed a number of contracts, valued at over US152.8 million, for a number of water and sanitation projects in the Kingdom. The ministry has said that the deals are aimed at meeting the demand created by rapid population growth and increasing urbanisation in the country.

The projects agreed to include a $21 million contract to construct sewage systems in different parts of the Qassim region, in addition to a $15.4 million deal for a complete sewer and house connections in Yanbu.
 

 

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