Source : citifmonline.com
Works on the 500 bed military hospital in the Ashanti Region is progressing steadily as announced by the President John Dramani Mahama during the State of the Nation Address last week.
The 500 bed military hospital with its 154 state housing project at Afari Land and Northern Command building at Kumasi, a US$180 million project, has been given to Euroget De-Invest S.A, a member of the Euroget Group of Egypt, to undertake the second phase of the turn-key project with the second stage which includes the construction of electro mechanical external work, public health service department and staff housing, been sub-contracted to M. Barbisotti & Sons by Euroget De-Invest S.A.
On completion the health facility will be the second biggest military facility in Ghana, after the 37 Military Hospital.
It is expected to serve the Ashanti, Brong Ahafo, Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions, as well as neighbouring countries.
A visit to the site at Afari in the Atwima Nwabiagya District of the Ashanti region, saw about 100 workers diligently working on the site to meet the deadline, 42 months from February 24, 2014.
Heavy duty equipment too were seen on the site to facilitate the working process.
Security as well as safety on the site is assured as workers wore geared against working hazards.
By: Lauretta Timah/citifmonline.com/Ghana