World Bank provides US$8.5 million to rebuild infrastructures in Maputo

14 February 2006

Maputo, Mozambique, 14 Feb – The World Bank is set to provide US$8.5 million to the Mozambican capital of Maputo to rebuild the city’s roads and sanitation and drainage systems, as part of its Municipal Development program, Mozambique daily newspaper Notícias reported Tuesday.

Among the projects the fund will finance, and which should be finished by next April, are the rebuilding of the Rua da Malhangalene street, which implies an investment of US$1.3 million, and the central paving along Avenida 24 de Julho, two of the most important streets in the Mozambican capital.

The fund will also rebuild several other streets in the capital, particularly those next to its central market.