DAHLAK ISLAND RESORT
by TesfaNews This project of resort in a desert island of Dahlak archipelago is led by Qatari Diar and consists of luxury villas and bungalows. The project actually started around 2007 when Qatari Diar and Eritrean govenment signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
The main contractor of the project was a Kuwaiti Company known as Kuwait First Logistic Company (KFLC). The entire engineering supervision work is done by EDESSA group, which is appointed by Qatari Diar. In 2008 the project was stopped due to labor dispute and the Kuwaiti firm KFLC was replaced by VINCI Construction a French multination which struck a joint ventureagreement with Qatari Diar.
Construction resumed at the begining of 2009 by VINCI. The Qatari Emir Shiek Al-Thani told the CEO of VINCI that he wants to build a better facility tourist Island better than Sharmal Sheik of Egypt on the Dahlak Island.