The Minister of Housing and Utilities, Ali Sherief, has said that 30,000 housing units with 131 contracts for infrastructure had been activated last year, some of which are completion projects and some newly activated.
Through a central committee his department had reviewed over 40,000 housing units totaling in value LD 1.88 billion ($1.5 billion), adding "we have achieved more than 50 percent".
For urgent water supply needs the Ministry has signed 54 contracts for a value of LD 58 million across all the country. For normal water supply work it has signed 134 contracts totaling LD 430 million.
(Source: Libya Herald)