Road Connecting Ethiopia, Eritrea to be Inaugurated Next Month

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Addis Ababa 27/2019 The road that connects Ethiopia and Eritrea will be inaugurated this coming Ethiopian New Year, according to Ministry of Transport.

Eritrea will complete the huge road project and inaugurate it in the middle of next Ethiopian year, it added.

The 90 km road construction, which commenced a year ago, has reached 90 percent and the remaining part would be completed in the next couple of days, it was learned.

The newly constructed road has doubled its width from 6 meters to 12.2 meters and 25 new bridges are built.

The road, which will have paramount impact on the bilateral relationship of the two countries, is being constructed by five Eritrean contractors, including the defense forces.

The renovation and construction of the road is covered by the Government of Eritrea.