Qatar school PPP package 1 concession signed

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The Public Works Authority ASHGHAL in Qatar has signed the concession agreement with BARWA Real Estate Group for Qatar school PPP package 1 project. As per the agreement, Barwa Real Estate will develop 8 public schools by the year 2022 and provide maintenance support over a period of 25 years under the (Qatar Schools PPP Development Program – Package 1). Schools will be directly leased to the Ministry of Education and Higher Education upon completion of all construction works.

Each of the new schools will offer 30 classes, including allocated classes and facilities for special needs. Classes will accommodate 786 students according to the approved design model. The schools will have dedicated and equipped educational facilities for science, linguistics, IT, sports, arts, activities as well as libraries. Schools will also offer outdoor spaces, sports fields, car parks, and service buildings.

Schools will feature new designs and new interior colors for different age groups. A three-star GSAS system will be implemented in educational facilities, which is based on the application of sustainability standards and green building requirements in design and construction. Barwa takes into account as well the compliance with NFPA and civil defense requirements, and the construction requirements for special needs, including entrances, exits, and toilets.

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