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ACWA Power and THABAT to build mobile hospital in Saudi Arabia

As per the agreement, the hospital is expected to be operational within 70 days. (Image source: ACWA Power)

Energy and desalinated water provider ACWA Power has signed an agreement with THABAT to build an integrated mobile hospital with a 100 bed capacity, fully resourced with the medical equipment and supplies needed to treat COVID-19 cases

The hospital will provide comprehensive healthcare services and aid in handling the pandemic.

Under the terms of 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.

Mohammad Abunayyan, ACWA Power chairman, said, ?This project will supplement existing medical resources by providing a dedicated facility, quickly and efficiently to help diagnose, support and treat COVID-19 patients.?

Abunayyan has lauded the efforts of Dr Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, minister of health for enabling the execution of ACWA Power?s initiative. He has praised the Ministry of Health and its various sectors and bodies for their endeavours undertaken to confront the spread of the pandemic since its emergence. He has further applauded their role in implementing precautionary and preventive measures to protect the citizens and residents? health and safety across the kingdom.