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Malawi, Mozambique meet over road construction

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The governments of Malawi and Mozambique Thursday held a joint meeting to discuss the Ntcheu-Tsangano-Neno Road being constructed in Ntcheu District.

The 132 Kilometre road, which lies along the boundary of two countries, is being financed by Malawi at a cost of K9.6 billion

The first phase of the road will stretch from Tsangano turn-off to Kambilonjo Trading Centre in Ntcheu district.

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Ntcheu District Commissioner, Smart Gwedemula, described the meeting as significant because both countries use the road.

Tsangano District Commissioner, Eugenio Pedro Muchanga, said the construction project will strengthen already existing relationship between Mozambique and Malawi governments.

“Mozambican government is ready to offer support for successful implementation of the road project since it will benefit us all once completed,” he said.

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Engineering Department Commanding Officer, Cornel Fostino Mgundaphiri, said as contractors they will respect international boundaries when carrying out the works on the road project.

Malawi Defense Force Engineering Department has been tasked to carry out the works for bitumen road with Henderson and Partners Consulting Civil Engineer as a consultant.

And the first phase of the road which covers 21 km is expected to be completed in April next year.

 

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