BUSINESS: VCON Construction Company Limited, a subsidiary of Ruparelia Group has been awarded a Shs38 billion contract to construct several housing projects for Uganda Muslim Education Association (UMEA) after emerging out the winner in a heavily contested bidding race which consisted 14 other companies.
Vcon Construction (U) Ltd were joint bidders with Ambitious Construction Limited and they will undertake the construction of a residential and commercial complex on five acres of land donated by Prince Kassim Nakibinge in Kibuli.
Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, Mr Rajiv Ruparelia the managing Director Ruparelia Group expressed gratitude and thanked Prince Kassim Nakibinge and the management of UMEA for giving Ruparelia Group an opportunity to showcase its competence.
” We are extremely greatful 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.
He added that “I also want to thank His Royal Highness Prince Kassim Nakibinge who has invited us for a ground breaking ceremony of this project and we have partnered to do it together with Ambitious Construction Ltd to be able to build two blocks of residential and commercial buildings for the Kibuli community”.
He said that the Prince Nakibinge has donated 5 acres of land for the project which will be completed in a period of one year.
” This is the first phase and we expect to have more multiple phases. Its not only going to benefit the Kibuli community but Kampala as whole and Uganda at large” He added.
Prince Kassim Nakibige also while addressing the media at his home in Kibuli congraculated 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.