Ruparelia Group through one of its construction companies Vcon Construction has been awarded a Shs38bn contract to carry out the construction of residential and commercial housing projects for Uganda Muslim Education Association (UMEA) after emerging the best bidders out of 14 other companies that expressed interest.
Vcon Construction Company will be undertaking the project through a joint venture with Ambitious Construction Company limited. The project, valued at Shs38bn is funded by IsDB Bank, Saudi Arabia under Supervision of Dolsar Limited.
Rajiv Ruparelia the managing director of Ruparelia Group during the ground breaking ceremony thanked Prince Kassim Nakibinge and the management of Uganda Muslim Education Association (UMEA) for giving Ruparelia Group an opportunity to showcase its competence.
"We are extremely grateful for this opportunity for being able to illustrate our competence and capability to deliver a high quality and standard development as Ruparelia Group" Mr Rajiv said.
Prince Kassim Nakibige while addressing the media at his home in Kibuli congratulated Ruparelia Group for having emerged the winner of the biding process and said that he is sure they are going to produce the best quality work.
Nakibinge added that once the project is complete, it will also change the skyline of Kampala city. He further thanked the project financiers and all those behind the project.