Undersecretary of Financial and Administrative Affairs in the Amiri Diwan Abdulaziz Saud Ishaq gave a thorough explanation on Wednesday, to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah regarding building the new Jahra hospital in presence of Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah.
The new hospital is located in Al-Qasr in Al-Jahra Governorate, next to the current Jahra hospital, covering 235,000 square meters, divided into 215,000 square meters of additional space for the new site, and 20,000 square meters taken from the current hospital.
The new project contains seven separate buildings, including 426,000 square meters for a main hospital building, which consists of a basement, ground floor, and 14 storeys, with 1171 available beds, serving both Kuwaitis and non-Kuwaitis.
The second building will be the dental services building, covering 28,000 square meters, containing a basement, ground floor, two storeys, and 104 dental clinics. The third is the administration building of 5002 square meters with a basement, ground floor, and one storey.
Moreover, the fourth building is the services center, covering 19,000 square meters, consisting of a basement, ground floor, and one storey, while the car parking building which stretches to 105,000 square meters, consists of a basement, ground floor, and five storeys, with 2900 car parking space available.
The sixth building is the employees' car parking which consists of a basement, ground floor, and five storeys. The seventh is a 1008-meter power plant.
Client: Ministry of Health
Location: Al Jahra,Kuwait
Project Type: Design Build Project.550 Bed Capacity,Hospital Building
Project Cost : 150 Million KD ( Tentative)
Status : Project Awarded to Contractor.
Via : Kuwait News Agency
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