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Ethiopia – Berbera Port road project kicked off

Ethiopia _ Berbera Road project_ Horn Diplomat
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Source : EBC

February 28,2019

Road project linking Ethiopia to Somalia’s Berbera Port is kicked off on Thursday.

Ethio-Somali region’s acting president, Mustafa Mohammed, Somaliland’s president Muse Abdi and representatives of AbuDabi fund have attended the project launch ceremony in Hargessa, according to a report by FanaBC.

“Berbera Corridor,” as it is dubbed, is a collaboration project between Somaliland, a Dubai Company and the government of Ethiopia.

Berbera Port expansion project is launched in October of last year. And that too is a collaborative project. 51 % of the share belongs to Dubai Port company, 30% to Somaliland Administration and 19 % to the government of Ethiopia.

The port expansion project is expected to be completed in a year. When that happens, the capacity of the port is expected to be increased by 50 %.

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