The Pemba Airport will undergo a major upgrade in order to accommodate bigger planes. This is according to the government of Zanzibar.
According to Seif Ali Iddi, the Vice President, the ongoing budget sessions for the Zanzibar House of Representatives aims to see the airport handling some international flights.
However, the actual project cost is not yet known.Ali Iddi further revealed that various measurements are being undertaken by experts from Egypt on how the airport can be upgraded. Moreover, the project will be funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB). Additionally; the House of representative are requested to endorse the project budget estimates for his office for the financial year 2018/19.
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