Kuwait’s Public Works Ministry has invited prequalified companies to bid by 18 October for three contracts to build education centres.

The ministry prequalified 33 companies for the first centre, which will be built at Hawally.

For the centre at Al-Kabeer, it prequalified 19 companies, and for its Al-Siddiq centre, it prequalified nine firms.

The Public Works Ministry is also expecting bids on 30 August for an estimated KD75m ($205m) contract to build the new Education Ministry headquarters (MEED 13:8:09).

All the prequalifiers are local. They are Ahmadiah Contracting & Trading Company, Boodai Construction Company, International Buildings Company, Kuwait Arab Contractors Company, and Mohammed Abdulmohsin al-Kharafi & Sons General Trading & Contracting.