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The signing of contract for the construction and maintenance of the RN1 remaining 80 KM

The signing of contract for the construction and maintenance of the RN1 remaining 80 KM

The Republic of Djibouti and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia have a long-standing and reputedly very solid partnership and bilateral cooperation.

In this sense, a construction and maintenance contract has been signed between Djibouti Ports Corridor Road SA and the Ethiopian Construction Works Corporation (ECWC).

This contract consists of the construction and maintenance of the remaining 80 km of the national road 1 (RN1) from Dikihil to Daguiro from PK 197 to 162 being 35 km will be built in asphalt concrete within a period of 8 months from yesterday and the remaining 45 km from PK 162 to PK 117 will be maintained permanently in gravel.

The RN1 being a vital road for the movement of goods between the two countries, the construction and maintenance of this section will contribute to the fluidity of transport, strengthen the existing relationship between the two countries and at the same time will also contribute to the regional integration.