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Thursday, 26 April 2018
 

Roads and Bridges Authority Signs Contract for Roads in River Nile State

Khartoum - National Roads and Bridges Authority signed contract of the road of Um Al-Toyour-Al-Bawqa in the River Nile Stater at a cost of SDG189,131,395,05, first sector, with a length of 45 km, to be implemented by Khartoum Company for Roads and Bridges, and the second sector at a cost of SDG 184, 542,824,42), 26 km, implementation of Nijair Engineering, in addition to the signing of agricultural roads in the state at a cost of SDG 93,666,690, to be  implemented by Al-Tirhal Company for Roads and Bridges, through full finance from the ministry of finance.
Director of the National Authority for Roads and Bridges, Engineer Jaafar Hassan Adam, who addressed the signing ceremony yesterday, said that the road is an extension of Omdurman -Al-Hoqneh, Al Matama Road and that the road links the mining areas, in addition to linking the production areas with consumption, besides its contribution in encouraging investment, and a contribution to the stability of citizens
Minister of Transport, Roads and Bridges, Makkawi Awad stressed that Sudan is rich in resources but needs clear policies to blow up its energies, pointing out the importance of the road as a national road and an export route.
The Governor of the River Nile State, Major General Hatem Al-Sheikh Al-Sammani revealed that 98% of the cement produced in Sudan is based in the state, pointing out that the road will contribute to the reduction of cement prices.
Chairman of the Council of African Parties, NCP leading figure, Dr. Nafie Ali Nafi stressed the importance of the road as a national road passing as the most important economic route of the state and facilitate the transfer of production to areas of consumption.
On the other hand, the head of the Legislative Council in the state, Kamal Eddeen Ibrahim said that the road contributes to the development of mining, especially that 65% of the traditional gold product comes from the state.