Engineer Bassem bin Yaqoub Al-Hamr, Minister of Housing, confirmed that the vision of the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the monarch of the country, may God protect him and support His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the distinguished Prime Minister, may God protect him, and the follow-up of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, may God protect him, regarding building housing cities with complete facilities and services, since the launch of the housing march in the middle of the last century, has confirmed its feasibility in providing adequate housing for the Bahraini citizen, and has established new and sustainable communities in the various governorates of the Kingdom characterized by the harmony of their social fabric. ...
On the occasion of the International Day of Cities, which falls on the 31st of October, the Minister of Housing said that this occasion is a good opportunity to recall the Bahraini experience in building housing cities, and that they have so far provided 8 cities, in 3 cities that were built in the last century, namely the cities of Isa, Hamad and Zayed, as well as On the construction of 5 cities in the new millennium, namely the cities of Salman, Khalifa, East Hadd, East Sitra, and the suburb of Ramli, noting that these cities have become part of the Kingdom's identity after new urban communities were formed, reflecting the success of that vision.
And he added that the idea of the new Bahrain cities that the ministry is currently building within the framework of a plan to implement the royal order to build 40,000 housing units, inspired by the success of establishing Isa Town, Hamad Town and Zayed City, and that the new cities once again confirmed the success of that vision, which Embodied in the first stages in which citizens were settled.
The minister indicated that the slogan of the International Day of Cities for this year discusses the title “Appreciating the importance of our societies and cities.” In its topic, the impact of urban expansion in creating new types of social inclusion, including access to adequate housing, pointed out that the implications of this topic confirm the future outlook Upon its founding, the Kingdom has the right to approach the housing process in the early sixties of the last century. He also confirmed that the subject of this title is actually realized through the current methodology of managing the housing file.