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Jeddah corniche project wins award

Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal will open the northern corniche development project on Tuesday. Implemented by the Jeddah mayoralty, the project won the Big Project Middle East Award this year.
Municipal and Rural Affairs Minister Prince Mansour bin Miteb and Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Majed will attend the ceremony.
Jeddah is the first city in the Kingdom to receive the Big Project ME award.
The award was presented by Raz Islam, publishing director of CPI, and was accepted by Jeddah Mayor Hani Aburas during a colorful ceremony in Dubai.
The Big Project Middle East Award is the official award given by Big Project Middle East Magazine, which recognizes companies and individuals that have contributed to both the construction and sustainability industries across the GCC. Big Project Middle East is published by CPI, one of the region’s largest publishers.
Commenting on the award, Aburas said: “On behalf of the residents of Jeddah, we are delighted to receive this award with the recent inauguration of this substantial waterfront project whereby 4.5 km were completed out of 13 km of waterfront. This project is very important for the city of Jeddah, since it is a coastal city; the waterfront is now a destination and a landmark for Jeddah residents and visitors.”
The mayor added: “Our team is an innovative, solution-oriented group of experts in the areas of civil engineering who were dedicated to this project’s success.”
Aburas said his organization considered the award as a big honor. “We seek solutions that fit and best serve the needs of Jeddah residents and visitors. Accepting this recognition in Civil Development from Big Project Middle East is a true honor.”

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