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APM to launch construction of Muloza-Chiringa road, open Chitakale-Phalombe and Jali-Zomba roads

Written by  MBC Online

President Professor  Arthur Peter Mutharika will this Saturday launch THE construction of the Muloza-Chiringa Road at Muloza in Mulanje and also inaugurate the Chitakale-Phalombe-Jali-Zomba Road at Chitakale in the district.

APM opening the Liwonde-Mangochi Road recently APM opening the Liwonde-Mangochi Road recently
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July

 Chief Secretary to the Government Lloyd Muhara said in a statement the President will thereafter perfoming the two key functions hold a public rally at Chambe primary school ground in Mulanje.

 

Construction work of the 45km Muloza-Chiringa Road is wholly funded by the Government of Malawi through the Roads Authority.

 

The road, which begins at Muloza in Mulanje and ends at Chiringa in Phalombe- through southwards along the eastern foot of the Mulanje Massif, is one of the key stretches that is key to connecting trade routes and will facilitate easy movement of goods and people, thereby boosting trade and tourism.

 

According to Roads Authority website, the road will comprise a 6.0 metre wide carriageway and 1.0 metre shoulders. It is estimated that it will be constructed in 18 months.

 

While the completed Zomba-Jali-Phalombe-Chitakale is a 102 km long. It starts from Zomba Air wing through trading centres of Jali, Misewu-Folo, Phalombe Boma and ends at Chitakale right at the foot of Mulanje Mountain in the southern region of Malawi.

 

The project was co-financed by the Malawi Government and cooperating partners:-Kuwait Fund, Opec Fund for International Development (OFID) and the  Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa.

 

 

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