The invited firms are Ahmadiah Contracting & Trading Company, Alghanim International General Trading & Contracting Company, Boodai Construction Company, and Mohamed Abulmohsin al-Kharafi & Sons.

A pre-tender meeting will be held on 25 December.

The estimated $100 million lump-sum engineering, procurement and construction contract involves the construction of a new conference centre at the palace, which is often used as the main meeting location for head of state summits.