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Uganda South Sudan road construction commences.

President Yoweri Museveni will preside over the launch ceremony for the Uganda South Sudan road construction from Atiak to Nimule.
Abraham Byandaala the Works and Transport Minister of Uganda, told a Uganda television station well known as the Vision Online that the Uganda South Sudan road construction project will be constructed with support from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Abraham Byandaala said that ther expectation is to improve travel time between Uganda and South Sudan. Currently it is horrendous passing through Kampala and at the border of Bibia with South Sudan which is an inappropriately long journey.
He continues to say that the building process will be undertaken by the China Railway Wuju (Group) business and supervision will be done by  KOM Consult Ltd to ensure value for money is achieved.
Byandaala explained that the NRM government is really emphasizing on the growth and maintenance of the country’s road network. Ever since 1986 up to date, over three hundred kilometers of main roads have been reconstructed. More roads will be constructed in a few years.
He continued explaining that other roads administration has set out to improve the roads at the Greater North region which include Vurra-Arua-Koboko-Oraba and Gulu-Atiak


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