The first package covers the construction of staff housing at the university’s campus. The second is for the construction of student housing.

The deadline for bids for both contracts is 31 October.

It is the latest in a range of university contracts being issued in the kingdom.

Among the largest of the recent tenders, the ministry invited firms to bid for a SR5bn ($1.3bn) contract at King Khaled University in the south of the kingdom in mid-October (MEED 17:10:08).