Bahrain starts work on new $222m expo centre

      Published on Tuesday, 7 January , 2020      335      
Bahrain starts work on new $222m expo centre

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Bahrain is to start construction on a new international exhibition and convention centre, which is due to be completed in two years’ time, it was reported on Monday.

Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister Essam Khalaf has awarded the construction of the new centre to Cebarco Bahrain, in a contract worth 83.6 million Bahraini dinars ($222.34 million) project, according to a report by the Gulf Daily News (GDN) website.




The 308,000 square metre centre will be built in Sakhir, next to Bahrain International Circuit, on a 1.3 million sqm site.

The facility will also include a 4,500-sq-m conference hall which will be divided into three separate hi-tech rooms, in addition to 27 small and medium conference and meeting rooms with a total area of about 1,700 sq m, as well as two Majlises for VIPs and parking space for 16,000 vehicles, the Bahrain News Agency reported.

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Category Business | 2020/01/07 latest update at 12:57 PM
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