UAE’s implements 129 development projects worth $3.2bn

Projects are part of UAE’s Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure’s five-year plan

The UAE’s Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure has announced the implementation of 129 development projects worth $3.2 billion, as part of the ministry’s five-year plan, running from 2018 to 2023.

These plans include 12 infrastructure developments for educational facilities, projects to develop 15 government buildings accessible to the public, 28 projects for the construction and maintenance of federal roads, and a further 31 projects for dams and water canals, at a total cost of $1.41 billion, a WAM report said, citing a senior official.

Hassan Mohammed Juma Al Mansouri, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, said the nationwide developments include construction of 70 government buildings at a cost of $1.80 billion in addition to 17 projects for healthcare sector and 26 projects for the Ministry of Interior.

“The total number of registered federal buildings stands at 2,901, which includes 2,111 mosques, 125 health facilities, and 507 educational facilities,” Al Mansouri pointed out, adding that the Ministry has completed maintenance work on 258 of these buildings, at a total cost of $155.4 million.


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