Utility developer ACWA Power has today signed an agreement with THABAT to build an integrated mobile hospital with 100 bed capacity in Saudi Arabia, fully resourced with the medical equipment and supplies needed to treat coronavirus cases.

The new hospital, which will be fully dedicated to caring for coronavirus patients, comes as part of ACWA Power’s commitment to reinforcing the efforts of the Saudi energy sector to enhance prevention actions taken by the Saudi Ministry of Health during these times.

As per the agreement, ACWA Power will utilise its extensive expertise and capabilities in the swift implementation and delivery of projects that require the highest standards of safety and security.

Upon completion of construction within 70 days, the assets and contracts will be handed over to the Ministry of Health.

The agreement was concluded under the patronage and in presence of HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Energy; HE Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, Minister of Health; and Mohammad Abunayyan, Chairman of ACWA Power.

The signing was executed by Thamer Al Sharhan, representing ACWA Power, and Essam Al Muhaidib, representing THABAT.

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Source: ACWA Power