Arabtec Holding, an engineering and construction group specialized in complex projects in the MENA region has been selected by Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) to construct a new hospital in Al Ain to boost healthcare provision in Abu Dhabi’s Eastern Region.
was awarded this contract in a joint venture led by its subsidiary, Arabtec Construction on December 9, 2013. This contract is pegged at AED 3.3 billion.
Under the AED3.3 billion contract, Arabtec will build a modern facility to replace the existing hospital in the Al Jimi area of Al Ain. Covering an area of 358,000 square meters, the 713-bed hospital will provide general medicine, surgery, pediatrics, maternity, ICU, and medical rehabilitation. It will also include 104 advanced specialized clinics, 17 radiology rooms, as well as 22 rooms for endoscopy procedures. Other support facilities include a center for logistics services, a 60 MW power station, a mosque, and a 1,500-car underground parking lot.
Hasan Abdullah Ismaik, Managing Director and CEO of Arabtec Holding, commented: “We are proud to be associated with this cornerstone in the development of healthcare infrastructure in Al Ain and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi at large. Arabtec
has been actively engaged in a multitude of projects in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in support of an ambitious drive to build ultra-modern urban infrastructure for the UAE. The provision of world-class healthcare facilities is obviously at the heart of these initiatives and we at Arabtec are proud to be part of these efforts geared towards the wellbeing of people in the UAE.”
The contract was signed by his Excellency Mohamed Khalifa Al-Fahed Al-Mehairi, Chief Executive Officer of Musanada and Tareq Abu Shreehah, Member of the Board of Directors of Arabtec Holding, on behalf of the Arabtec led joint venture, at the headquarters of Musanada in Abu Dhabi.
This new award is a significant addition to Arabtec’s
, and expertise in building healthcare facilities as the company is currently constructing Aldara
Hospital and Medical Center, a 100-bed hospital that will house the largest and most technically-advanced outpatient center in Riyadh.