Latest MEA News

  • REPDO's third round deadline extended

    Saudi Arabia’s REPDO has extended the RFP deadlines for category A and B of the third round of NREP

  • First privatisation project in Saudi concluded

    The National Center for Privatization & PPP and the Saudi Grains Organization have today completed the privatizations of the 2 remaining state-owned milling companies

  • AECOM in for Neom Bay megaproject

    AECOM has been awarded the project management consultancy services contract for Saudi Arabia’s Neom Bay project

  • EXCLUSIVE Saudi $1.5bn megaproject awarded

    The Red Sea Development Company has chosen a preferred bidder for its $1.5 billion tourism megaproject in the Tabuk province, Saudi Arabia

  • Long awaited Saudi PPP makes headway

    Saudi Arabia’s privatisation of its flour milling sector has made headway with the state’s grain buyer SAGO initiating the final bidding stage on Sunday

  • Elite Capital withdraws from Samir Refinery

    Elite Capital has decided to serve notice to withdraw from negotiations to purchase the Moroccan Samir Refinery

  • Saudi launches first social care PPP

    The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, in cooperation with the National Center for Privatization & PPP, has launched a request for qualification phase for its social case surveying PPP covering the Riyadh and Hail regions

  • EBRD mandates Synergy-led team for Lebanese renewables

    The EBRD has appointed a Synergy Consulting-led team to advise the government of Lebanon on the procurement of up to 700MW of wind and solar+storage projects

  • Bids submitted for re-tendered Iraqi solar programme

    Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity received bids on 1 September for its re-launched 755MW solar PV programme – which was re-tendered following its initial launch in May 2019

  • World Bank cancels funds for Bisri Dam project

    The World Bank has informed the government of Lebanon of its decision to partially cancel disbursed funds for its $474 million loan signed for the Water Supply Augmentation Project due to non-compliance

  • Tatweer names PB for Saudi schools PPP

    TBC has named a joint venture as its preferred bidder to develop 60 new schools in the cities of Jeddah and Mecca, Saudi Arabia

  • WABAG signs Jeddah Airport 2 ISTP subcontract

    EPC contractor SSEM has subcontracted Indian water developer WABAG to build the $250 million Jeddah Airport 2 ISTP project in Saudi Arabia which was put to financial close by a Marafiq-led consortium yesterday

  • Jeddah Airport 2 ISTP reaches FC

    A Marafiq-led consortium has reached financial close on its $250 million Jeddah Airport 2 independent sewage treatment plant

  • Ashghal awards first schools PPP package

    Ashghal has signed a DBFOMT contract with local real estate developer Barwa Group for the first package of the Qatar schools PPP development programme

  • Details emerge on Jubail 3A FC

    Further financing details have emerged on the $650 million Jubail 3A IWP which has reached financial close, as confirmed by its ACWA Power-led sponsor consortium