South Sudan, China sign MoU to construct Nimule dry port
South Sudan and Chinese Company have inked an agreement for the building of the Nimule Dry Port Project.
The agreement was signed between South Sudan Ministry of Transport and China Communications and Construction Company under the watch of President Salva Kiir in Johannesburg, South Africa.
According to Presidential Press Unit, the Chinese Company will also construct a presidential terminal at Juba International Airport, as well as an apron and an air traffic management system.
President Kiir appreciated China for its assistance for South Sudan’s development goal.
He said the Nimule dry port, if completed, will help lower the transportation costs and facilitate trade in the area.
Wang Tongzhou, Chairman of China Communications Construction Company, stated that China is determined to deepen bilateral cooperation with South Sudan in trade, investment, and infrastructure development.
South Sudan and China have cordial diplomatic relations as well as trade ties.