KUWAIT: The Ministry of Public Works announced yesterday handing over the expatriate labor housing complex in Shadadiya to the Ministry of Finance. This is the second project of the type, Assistant Undersecretary for Construction Projects Sector at the Public Works Ministry Engineer Ghalib Shalash said in a press release.
The first complex was built in Sabhan. The project, built on a total area of 100,000 square meters with total costs of KD 28 million, aims to provide suitable and healthy accommodation for expat laborers, Shalash added. It includes huge rooms, a food court, a power station, a health center, a sewage treatment plant and a mosque, for up to 8,400 people, the ministry official said.
The project took five years to be accomplished, director of the labor cities department at the Public Works Ministry Hayel Al-Mutairi said, adding that they are hoping for two similar projects in Jahraa soon. —KUNA