The Prime Minister of Libya's Interim Government, Abdullah Al-Thinni, granted permission to the municipality of Benghazi to contract the implementation of a project to supply residential areas and neighborhoods west of the municipality with drinking water, by linking it to the Man Made River water system.
The Chairman of Benghazi's Municipal Steering Council, Saqr Bujawari, issued instructions on Tuesday to the competent authorities to take urgent measures to prepare contract documents for this project as soon as possible according to a statement carried by the Libyan News Agency in Benghazi.
The director of the municipality's projects office, Osama Mustafa Al-Kazah, said that the project came in response to the demands of citizens in these areas, and to the municipality has responded in this regard.
The project aims to provide drinking water to several areas and residential neighborhoods located to the west of the municipality, including Gawarsha, Al-Hawari, Ganfudah, Al-Naqiyya, Al-Muqzah, Umm Mabrouka, Fakkat, Boudrisa, Boufakhrah and all the neighboring areas, which have suffered from the lack of sources of drinking water for years.
Al-Kazah confirmed the completion of the review of the technical procedures related to the project, saying that the project was divided into a number of stages, with each company assigned to one stage to ensure the speed of implementation. Stating that the municipal bidding committee is in the process of awarding companies specialized in the field of drinking water networks during the next week.