Mozambique: Chinese company Construção CCM, Lda. builds three justice ministry buildings

21 August 2008

Maputo, Mozambique, 21 Aug – Chinese company, Construção CCM, Lda is to build three buildings in the Mozambican capital to house the Palace fo Justice, the Attorney General’s Office and the Central Office for Fighting Corruption.

No figure was given for the cost of the the three buildings but Macauhub knows that they will be funded by a Chinese loan and that the Attorney General’s building is expected to cost US$40 million.

The work carried out by Construção CCM Lda. Is scheduled to take 24 months and all three buildings will be built simultaneously.

On Friday 22 August, the Mozambican Justice Minister, Maria Benvinda Levi, accompanied by the president of the Supreme Court, Mário Mangaze and the assistant attorney general, Carlos Edmundo Alberto, are due to lay the first stone.

Chinese companies have recently been responsible for building several large public buildings in Mozambique, including the Joaquim Chissano conference centre.

Another Chinese company, Anhui Foreign Economic Construction (AFEC), is recovering and modernising the main Mozambican airport, a project budgeted at US$75 million, also funded by a Chinese loan.

Another company is responsible for building the new football stadium in the outskirts of the Mozambican capital, also making use of a Chinese loan. (macauhub)