Mohamed Khalifa Al Fahed Al Mehairi, CEO, Musanada
The Abu Dhabi General Services Company “Musanada” has announced that it has awarded three contracts worth AED 80 million for a comprehensive mechanical ,electrical and plumbing programme for schools across Abu Dhabi.
The issuing of the contracts, which will span three years, form part of the Abu Dhabi Education Council’s (ADEC) far reaching initiative to develop infrastructure in schools; three specialized companies were selected to perform the necessary maintenance of schools and educational facilities across the Emirate.
Musanada’s CEO, H.E. Mohamed Khalifa Al Fahed Al Mehairi stated: “Musanada has sought the expertise of three leading international companies that are well established in the area of facility management. The contracts have been awarded to the three companies which we believed will deliver on our commitment to ADEC of providing Abu Dhabi with world class learning environments, and a leading education system by 2030.”
“We have carefully selected the new contractors after a thorough examination which has proven their excellence in their own domains and in successfully implementing similar projects in other international markets, ” he concluded.
Hamad Al Daheri, Director of Infrastructure and Facilities operations sector at ADEC said: “The Council seeks to provide the optimal environmental elements that are appropriate, safe, clean and stimulating for students. Providing such premises is in line with our strategy to provide Abu Dhabi with sustainable development. ADEC conducts periodical maintenance follow-ups, to avoid any problems that may occur in school buildings, ensuring maximum safety and security standards for our students.”
Mr. Hamad stressed the importance of the cooperation between ADEC and Musanada which has established the strong partnership that is transforming schools into havens of education and knowledge that offers students more than just class room education.
Brookfield Multiplex will provide services for 112 schools across the cities of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, while Cofely Besix, will be responsible for the maintenance of 98 schools across the two cities. The third awarded company, Imdaad Equipment will offer its services to 114 schools in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and across the Western Region. All companies have been contracted to provide services across the fields of mechanical, electrical and plumbing. Musanada has placed the contractors on a programmed maintenance system,that will periodically asses the exact time and cost of each operation, in order to ensure that strict deadlines and budget requirements are adhered to.
Director of Facilities Management at Musanada Mr. Abdulla Al Dhaheri said: “We seek to work with companies that are experienced in regards to customer service in the UAE and who show a strong commitment to health and safety standards. By awarding these contracts,Musanada seeks to contribute to raising the standard of services currently provided to schools which in line with Abu Dhabi 2030.”