Distribution of second batch of Al Qulai'a's units begins.
Manama, Jan. 28 (BNA): Following an order by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, to distribute 5,000 housing units, in line with the royal directives, the Housing Ministry announced that the distribution of the units of the second phase of the "Al Qulai'a" district in East Hidd, has started.
In this regard, Housing Ministry's Undersecretary, Shaikh Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said that efforts are in full swing to complete the East Hidd Housing Project in order to implement His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa's order to build 40,000 housing units, noting that the "East Hidd" residential town is essential for the Housing Ministry's plans to implement the royal order.
He asserted that the units of the second phase of the "Al Qulai'a" district are being distributed following the completion of the construction and infrastructure works there, noting that the units of the first phase of the 740-unit project was distributed marking the kingdom's celebrations of the glorious National Day.
Including 4036 units and 496 housing plots, the East Hidd Town Project can accommodate up to 28,000 people.
It features basic facilities and services, including schools for all stages, houses of worship, health centres and clinics, in addition to 58,000 square metres of public gardens, 300,000 square metres of green spaces, 35 kilometres of marine parks and four-kilometre-long walkways and bicycle lanes.
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