September 1, 2012 ·12 Comments
Somaliland Vice President Hon Abdurrahman Abdillahi Ismael toured the ongoing construction work to upgrade and renovate the runway at Egal International Airport
The Minister of Civil Aviation and Air Transport Hon Mahmoud Hashi Abdi briefed the Vice President Sayli’i on the ongoing work of a new runaway terminal at the Egal international Airport. He said that although construction work at the Airport was behind schedule, it was now in the final stages.
Hon. Mahmoud said the upgrade works includes building a new runway and installing a security fence. He thanked the government of Kuwait in their generosity for donating $10 million for Egal international airport and Berbera airport.
The Minister of Aviation said that once work of upgrading the runway is completed, Egal international Airport will be handling all types of airplanes.
A Chinese mining company (China Hono Group) was awarded the contract to upgrade the Egal international airport in a deal worth $4,436,000 with the Somaliland Ministry of Civil Aviation & Air Transportation in Hargeisa.
The Vice president said he was encouraged by the ongoing work at the airport.
President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud ( Silanyo ) laid the foundation stone for the renovation project in May 27 2012.
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