President of Mozambique’s visit to Japan leads to four cooperation agreements

17 March 2017

The official visit of the President of Mozambique to Japan has resulted in the signing of four agreements “that will stimulate bilateral cooperation in various areas of socio-economic growth,” Mozambican news agency AIM reported citing President Filipe Nyusi.

The first agreement includes construction of roads and bridges in the province of Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique, the second is a memorandum of understanding for the development of integrated urban transport in Maputo.

The third agreement focuses on financing the expansion of the Temane thermal power plant, in Inhambane province, and the fourth is focused on exploration of natural gas, an abundant resource in Mozambique.

The latter agreement includes training for 1,000 young people over the next five years in various aspects of the oil industry. (macauhub)