2006 News Story

Health Minister signs contracts for new hospitals in the Kingdom

Minister of Health Dr Hamad al-Manie today signed a contract to build four general hospitals, each with 100 beds. The hospitals will be constructed in the cities of Omran, Taima, Alqunfothah and Baish at a cost of more than SR 907 million [$241 million].

Al-Manie also signed a contract for the construction of a 200-bed hospital in Arar, with a total cost of more than SR 21 million [$5 million].