Mozambique has invested a billion dollars in transport
21 March 2011
The government of Mozambique announced last Wednesday that it had invested a billion dollars in transport infrastructure over a period of two years between 2008 and 2010.
The Minister for Transport and Communications, Paulo Zucula, mentioned a number of renovation and construction projects involving bridges over the Zambezi and the airports at Maputo and Vilanculo, reports the Xinhua press agency.
He also mentioned the renovation of several railroads and roads, as well as the acquisition of new airplanes, trains, ships and buses.
"The government has already made significant efforts in the sector (of transport). But there is still a great deal to be done", he said during a speech in parliament.
Aires Ali, Prime Minister of Mozambique, was travelling in China last Thursday in order to negotiate financing of 2 billion dollars for 26 priority projects in the domain of infrastructure, reports the daily newspaper O Pais.