Al-Mahra, The Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) started the first phase of King Salman Educational and Medical City project in Al-Mahra Governorate, Yemen, on an area of one million square meters.
SDRPY’s representative in Al-Mahra Governorate Mohammad Al Hadi said that the first phase of the project will include constructing a fully integrated hospital with a capacity of 110 beds supplied with all its medical equipment, including major operations rooms, heart operations rooms, intensive care units, hospitalization and maternity sections, a medical evacuation helipad, nursery rooms, and a fully equipped radiology department, in addition to various specialized clinics such as internal medicine, dentistry, gynaecology and pediatrics, in an effort to cover the needs of Al-Mahra Governorate with regards to health sector projects, and to serve the needs of the neighboring governorates.
During his visit to the project’s site, Governor of Al-Mahra Mohammad Ali Yasser affirmed that the SDRPY has begun work on preparing the land for King Salman Medical and Educational City project, which is one of the largest educational projects in Yemen, at a cost of SR213 million, as the first phase includes constructing an educational hospital.
King Salman Medical and Educational City will also encompass colleges of medicine, engineering and agriculture, various housing projects, administrative buildings and a mosque.
The city is one of the SDRPY projects and initiatives, which reached 198 projects and initiatives in various Yemeni governorates.
The project comes as part of the continuous support provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Yemeni people in various sectors in Yemen, to raise the efficiency of performance and the quality of services provided in various vital sectors that directly affect the life of the Yemeni citizen.
It is worth mentioning that King Salman Medical and Educational City project is part of more than 53 development projects and initiatives implemented by the SDRPY in Al-Mahra Governorate, Yemen in seven main sectors: (health, energy, transportation, water, education, agriculture and fisheries, in addition to building the capacities of government institutions).
Source: Saudi Press Agency