Kuwait City, Kuwait – Egis, an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility services, has been appointed by the Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) to provide Project Management Consultancy for the Al Mutlaa City Development (MCD) megaproject in Kuwait.
As one of the important priorities for the government and one of the core activities of Kuwait’s 2035 Vision, Kuwait is building large housing infrastructure projects across the country. The MCD project is a housing city located 38.3 km, North West of the Kuwait Metropolitan area. It occupies an area of approximately 104km² and is expected to house up to 400,000 people. The City consists of mixed-use development that includes residential, social, commercial and light industrial areas.
Under the terms of the agreement, Egis will provide program-level service management, construction logistics & interface management, cost management, and digital program management system & project management information system (PMIS) for the MCD project.
"PAHW is committed to delivering suitable and sustainable housing for Kuwaitis, in a social environment adapted for all individuals of Kuwaiti society, including social, cultural, entertainment, commercial and professional activity. The City shall be supported by the private sector through investment in the local market and reach a sustainable business model with an elaborated mix of residential," said Nasser Khreibat, General Manager from PAHW.
"We are honoured to be selected by PAHW to provide Project Management Consultancy for the Al Mutlaa City Development megaproject," said Khaled ElMir, the Country Managing Director of Egis in Kuwait. "With our extensive experience in managing large-scale infrastructure projects, we are confident that we can deliver high-quality services to support the successful delivery of this important project."
Egis has been operating in Kuwait for almost 40 years and has worked on multiple projects across the country, increasing their presence across all sectors. Some of the key projects include Kuwait University, Kuwait Scientific Center, Al Ghouse Highway, National Bank of Kuwait, and more.
About the Egis group
Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors. We create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development. With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 16,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects. Through its wide-ranging fields of activity, Egis is a central player in the collective organisation of society and the living environment of citizens all over the world.
Egis currently operates in 13 countries across the Middle East completing over 500 projects in 15 countries in the region and recruiting almost 2,500 employees. Egis is a major player in infrastructure engineering, consultancy, project management and operations in the Middle East and has contributed to some of the region’s biggest airport, rail, water, urban mobility and urban development schemes. Egis partners with governments, cities, industrial bodies, communities and private businesses to support this dynamic region’s accelerated development and growth with an ambition to encourage and practice sustainable development truly supporting the needs of the communities.
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