SR 290 mIllion in contracts to boost Jubail infrastructure projects

Updated 10 January 2013
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SR 290 mIllion in contracts to boost Jubail infrastructure projects

RIYADH: The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (RCJY) has signed two contracts worth SR 290 million for the development of infrastructure projects in Jubail Industrial City.
RCJY Chairman Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayyan and representatives of China Geo-Engineering Corporation (CGC) signed the first contract.
According to the contract, CGC will prepare land located in the southern part of Jubail 2 project to be developed into a logistics area to serve companies involved in packing, storing and loading of goods to and from Jubail 1 and 2, according to local media.
The scope of work includes construction of road networks, rain, flood and sewage disposal, drinking water and power supplies, street lighting, and traffic signals. Duration of the contract is 38 months.
The second contract was signed with China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) which will develop the eastern part of the residential area of Jubail city.
The scope of work includes demolition, dredging, filling and reclamation works in addition to road works including pavements, traffic signs, pedestrian crosswalks and car parking. It also includes construction of sewage, rain flood disposal networks, drinking water supplies, fire fighting systems, electric lines, street lighting, telecommunication networks, internet protocol-based TV systems. Duration of the contract is 26 months.


Organization of Islamic Cooperation to hold workshop on women’s issues

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Organization of Islamic Cooperation to hold workshop on women’s issues

RIYADH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold a two-day workshop on June 28 and 29 to prepare for the seventh ministerial conference on women’s role in the development of member countries in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou.
The workshop will discuss several initiatives including efforts of the organization’s agencies and institutions in empowering women, enrich the Family Bank’s draft sponsored by the Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA), and the concept paper about the OIC’s prize for women’s achievement, as per the Council of Foreign Ministers’ request during its 45th session in Dhaka 2018.