MANILA, Philippines – The Chinese-led consortium tapped by government to rehabilitate the former main battle area in Marawi City is expected to submit its project design this month, and is set to undergo a Swiss challenge.
The contract to rehabilitate 250 hectares inside the former city proper is estimated at P17.2 billion ($332.91 million). The government said the terms of agreement with the Bangon Marawi Consortium (BMC) are still being finalized. (LIST: 9 companies behind China-led consortium picked for Marawi rehab)
The contract is expected to be awarded to the winner in the Swiss challenge – BMC or an alternate company – by the end of May to make way for the scheduled groundbreaking ceremony in June. (LOOK: Gov't illustrations of Marawi rehabilitation plan)
Here's a list of the tasks for the consortium that will win the contract, based on a PowerPoint presentation of Task Force Bangon Marawi chief Eduardo del Rosario:
Del Rosario said the results of consultation meetings with Marawi residents will be incorporated in the plans. (READ: Q and A: Marawi rehab chief seeks to ease fears of land grabbing)
The government said the structures will be based on classifications provided for by the National Building Code. – Rappler.com
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