The facility is expected to enhance the level of productivity and ensure the smooth flow of work
More than 58% of works have been completed on the headquarters building of the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications, Bahraini officials have announced. The building is taking shape in Muharraq, Bahrain and is on track for completion in the second half of this year, the officials said.
Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister Essam bin Abdulla Khalaf and Transportation and Telecommunications Minister Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed visited the site to see its progress.
According to a statement from the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, the ministers witnessed the construction and finishing works of the building, including civil works and electromechanical connections in the various floors, the installation of the structure of its exterior glass façade and the building’s substation.
Speaking about the project, Mohammed stressed on the importance of completing the project on schedule, noting that it will include all the ministry’s directorates in order to enhance the level of productivity, ensure the smooth flow of work and deliver easy to use services to clients.
He added that the project will contribute to reducing expenditure and the operational costs of the facilities in order to achieve the optimal use of government resources in a sustainable manner and to reflect the development and urban progress the kingdom has reached.
Commenting on the project, Khalaf stated, “The state-of-the-art headquarters of the Transportation Ministry includes seven storeys, a basement, green areas and a 219-car parking facility. The building will be provided with the latest environment-friendly systems and equipment. It will keep pace with the modern building requirements to provide a suitable work environment for its staff.”