SANA’A, July 13 (Saba) – The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani along with President Ali Abdullah Saleh paid a visit on Tuesday to the residential and real estate and tourist project ,” Al-Rayyan Hills”.
The work in the project, which is implemented by the Yemeni-Qatari Real Estate Investment and Development Company at cost of USD 600 million, was launched in last November and will last four years.
The Qatari Emir and President Saleh got acquainted with the progress in the fist phase of the project, which is established on an area of 440,000 square meters in Faj Attan area overlooking the capital Sana’a.
The project includes the construction of 172 villas and 60 apartments and a residential tower and the basic infrastructure of the projects, as well as an integrated tourist housing city including a hotel of two towers, an Olympic center, a trade center to be operated by a specializing global company, and a number of housing units.
The Emir of Qatar expressed his satisfaction with the progress in this project which is the first of Qatari investments in Yemen.
Later on Tuesday, the Qatari Emir left Sana’a after a short visit to Yemen, during which he held talks with President Saleh.