Shapoorji Pallonji, have won the contract to build, operate and maintain the colleges of social science, law and Shariaa & Islamic studies, as well as the prayer areas and faculty club for Kuwait University.
Valued at just under 150 million Kuwaiti Dinars (USD 525 millions) and with a contract period of 42 months, the contract was officially signed during a ceremony under the auspices of the Minister of Education and Higher Education, Dr Bader Al-Essa, while being witnessed by the President of Kuwait University Dr. Abdulatif Al-Bader on 26th January 2015.
Speaking on behalf of the company, managing director and CEO, MD Saini said, “At Shapoorji Pallonji, we consider education to be one of the most important foundations of any society, so it is with great honour that we are able to contribute towards Kuwait’s national higher education through the construction of this university.”
Shapoorji Pallonji is already present in the Kuwaiti market, having won the design-build contract with supply, installation and maintenance of medical procurement for the $635 million Al Sabah Hospital. Providing 617 beds, the project is currently in its design phase and is expected to last approximately 48 months in total.