Saudi Arabian authorities have signed three contracts worth $69.3m (SAR 260m) for the construction and maintenance of a series of educational and engineering projects in the two industrial cities of Jubail and Yanbu, Saudi Press Agency reported.
Chairman of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (RCJY) Prince Saud bin Abdullah Al-Thunayan inked the deals which were awarded to a number of national firms.
The first contract, which will be carried out over three years, requires the construction of four schools in Jubail Industrial City (JIC). This includes associated facilities such as car parking, water and sanitary networks, air-conditioning and heating, fire-fighting system, TV cable services, CCTV, and sports facilities. Works will run for three years.
The second contract will provide engineering services to the industrial and housing areas in phase two of Yanbu Industrial City (YIC), in addition to other services related to soil control and telecommunications system.
The third contract, which runs for five years, covers operation and maintenance services to public utility facilities in YIC.