Maputo-Katembe Bridge inaugurated in Mozambique

12 November 2018

The Maputo-Katembe Bridge, which connects the two banks of the bay of Mozambique’s capital, was inaugurated on Saturday after more than four years of construction and a cost over US$750 million, the Mozambican media reported.

The construction of the bridge was awarded to the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CBRC) and was financed with loans from the China Exports and Import Bank.

At the ceremony, which was attended by China’s ambassador to Mozambique, Su Jian, President Filipe Nyusi unveiled a plaque and cut the symbolic ribbon to “open” the bridge linking Maputo to K