47% of comprehensive development works in the Water Park have been completed, revealed the Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Eng. Esam bin Abdullah Khalaf.
This statement came after an inspection visit by the minister and other officials to the park. They toured the site and were briefed on the latest developments.
The minister added that the project is unique and the ministry bears in mind its historical value to all citizens and residents.
Khalaf confirmed that the project receives direct and special attention and follow-up by Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women, HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa.
The minister said that with a cost of more than BD2.5 million on an area of 6.57 hectares, includes a complete rehabilitation of the park including the re-establishment of green and water surfaces, establishment of service facilities, car parking, and a botanical garden. He noted that the first stage of the project included building an outer wall, construction of a power station, a guard room and some services. He noted that the second phase of the project would be completed in the last quarter of 2019. He assured that the Ministry gives priority to increasing the number of parks and entertainment venues and ensure their spread in various governorates as part of e with Bahrain’s Vision 2030.
The park, he said, was divided into family spaces, children’s play areas, a wooden bridge, a space for sports, as well as green grasslands that cover the park.
The park, he added, also contained a number of investment buildings, such as a cafeteria and a restaurant with an area of 946 square meters, in addition to a number of service buildings such as administration building, room, hall and public facilities.