China funds public lighting in capital of Guinea-Bissau

1 June 2016

China has offered two hundred and fifty solar lampposts to be installed in several neighbourhoods and roads in Bissau, the capital of Guinea-Bissau, the city’s Mayor announced.

Adriano Ferreira added that the ship carrying the lampposts was already its way to Guinea-Bissau and was due to arrive at the capital’sport within two weeks.

The Mayor of Bissau was speaking at the end of a meeting with a technical team from China, who travelled to the country to install the electricity grid in Bissau and other locations, under an agreement signed between the two countries and that has now entered the second phase.

Ferreira said that after the arrival of the ship the lampposts will be unloaded and placed in the previously sites across the city. (macauhub/CN/GW)