L&T, India''s leading engineering and construction
conglomerate, has won a contract for the construction
of a 15-storey hotel and service apartments in Bahrain.
The order for the hotel, which will be L&T''s first
in the kingdom of Bahrain, is valued at 15.6 million US
dollar (about Rs. 703 million).
in the posh Manama city in Bahrain, the new buildings
will be part of a major expansion project of the Diplomat
Hotel of the Radissons Group. L&T will be engaged
in providing civil, structural and electro-mechanical
services for the 22,000 square meter hotel. The project
is scheduled to be completed within seventy seven weeks.
The contract was signed in Bahrain on March 14, 2004,
by His Excellency Ahmed A. Al-Zayani, Chairman of the
National Hotels Company, Bahrain, and V. B. Gadgil, Vice
President (West Zone), L&T.
project is a fresh addition to the company''s growing list
of engineering and construction projects in the UAE, Saudi
Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Jordan.