A Project Management Contract (PMC) has been awarded for Al Mutlaa City Development (MCD) in Kuwait. The contract was awarded by the Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) to Egis.
Egis, under the terms of the agreement, will offer program-level service management in addition to construction logistics alongside interface management. Moreover, the construction, engineering, and operating firm will provide a digital program management system as well as cost management.
Taking it a step further, the French construction and engineering firm will also provide the project with a digital program management system and project management information system (PMIS).
The country managing director of Egis spoke about the project. Khaled Elmir said that the company takes the honor of having PAHW’s selection to provide Project Management Consultancy. He further said that they strive to deliver high-quality services, more so to support the project’s successful delivery.
An Overview of the Al Mutlaa City Development (MCD) in Kuwait
The Al Mutlaa City Development is located approximately 38.3 kilometers northwest of the Kuwait Metropolitan area. It will span an area of about 104 kilometers squared featuring a residential city that will house approximately 400,000 people. Additionally, it will offer a mix of social, residential, commercial as well as light industrial areas.
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The 31.7 million Kuwaiti dinars ($103 million) project serves as one of the significant priorities for the government. It also serves as one of the core activities of Kuwait’s Vision 2035. The initiative strives to transform the country into a financial trade hub, regionally and internationally.
The Vision 2035 initiative will make use of global indicators to track and measure the country’s progress. Furthermore, its national development plan links to international goals and factors. As a result, adapting them to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030 agenda.