Three companies were appointed to implement projects under the Public Works Department, Ministry of Development. The contract signing ceremony and agreement for consultants’ appointment for the projects was held at the Headquarters, Public Works Department.
The signing was witnessed by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Engineer Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, MINISTER of DEVELOPMENT. Seri Ghanimi Contractor Sendirian Berhad will implement the replacement/transfer project of the old main pipes for all districts: main pipe of Kampung Lamunin in Tutong District worth over 2.6 million dollars. The project will take 24 months.
Meanwhile, the water supply system improvement project, construction of water tanks and upgrading of water tank system – Diplomatic Storage Tank, Brunei Muara District costing over 1.4 million dollars will be carried out by Mountbiz Sendirian Berhad. The project is intended for the improvement of water supply to cater the increase of population, buildings and industries in Sungai Akar area, Pulaie and surrounding areas which will take 18 months.
While the Upgrading of the Balley Bridge to Concrete Bridge will be implemented by the Foundation Contractor & Engineering Sendirian Berhad. The project costing over 6 million dollars will take about 24 months. It aims to increase safety and comfort as well to smooth traffic flow especially the village and district areas. The Signing agreement of consultants’ appointment was signed by Engineer Awang Haji Amer Hishamuddin bin Pehin Orang Kaya Amar Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Zakaria, Permanent Secretary for Infrastructure, Housing and Professional at the Ministry of Development and the consultants’ representative. Also present was Dato Paduka Seri Architect Awang Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin, Deputy Minister of Development.
Source: Radio Television Brunei