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Madagascar National Road 12A restoration project officially started

Seetao 2022-06-22 15:53
  • The first section of the No. 12A National Road Restoration Project is 45 kilometers long and has a construction period of two years
  • The restoration project of National Road 12A connects the Anosy Region and the Southeast Region, and will promote regional economic development after completion

Madagascar President Andri Rajoelina delivers a speech

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On June 18, local time, the groundbreaking ceremony of the Madagascar National Road 12A restoration project undertaken by China Railway 18th Bureau was held in Tauranaru. Madagascar President Andri Rajoelina attended the groundbreaking ceremony and unveiled the foundation stone, accompanied by Prime Minister Christian Ntsai, Minister of Public Works Jerry Hartrefindrazana, representatives of the African Development Bank and local government officials .

Madagascar President Andri Rajoelina took a group photo with the staff of China Railway 18th Bureau

Andri Rajoelina emphasized at the ceremony that the entry of the China Railway 18th Bureau marked the official start of the construction of the No. 12A National Road restoration project, and the Madagascar government will vigorously develop road construction to promote the development of the southern economy. At the same time, Andry Rajoelina also said that the start of the restoration project of National Highway 12A also marks that the history of inconvenient transportation, slow logistics and high prices in the south will be changed.

Jerry Hartrey Findraza said that National Highway No. 12A, which connects Anosy Region and Southeast Region, will greatly promote the development of the local economy. With standard asphalt roads, the people of Tauranaru have finally realized their dream for many years. Representatives of the African Development Bank also delivered speeches at the ceremony and expressed their best wishes for the smooth implementation of the project.

Madagascar President Andri Rajoelina inaugurates the foundation stone

The first bid section of the No. 12A National Highway Restoration Project is 45 kilometers long and is expected to last for two years. The implementation of this project marks the beginning of the construction of the transportation network along the southeastern coast of Madagascar, which will greatly stimulate local employment, reduce logistics costs, and promote the development of tourism, fishery, mining and other resources along the route and the circulation of commodities. An important guarantee for the vitality of economic development.

It is reported that since China Railway 18th Bureau Group entered the Madagascar market in 2004, it has completed dozens of national-level projects in the fields of highways, bridges, water conservancy, housing construction and other engineering fields. The national road restoration project has been built into a high-quality project to promote the development of local people's livelihood and economic development, adding luster to the friendship between China and Malaysia. Editor/He Yuting

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