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President Nyusi starts a three-day working visit to Manica today, taking in Tambara, Guro, Manica and Gondola districts and the city of Chimoio, where he has meetings scheduled with local governments, various segments of society, popular rallies and visits to enterprises of economic and social interest, a statement from the presidency reveals.
The president starts in Tambara, in the far north of the province, where he will inaugurate a bridge over the seasonal Muira River which will mitigate the region’s rainy season isolation.
The bridge, which started in 2013, was financed by the Mozambican state and built by the Portuguese company Soares da Costa.
President Nyusi will also preside over a popular rally in Tambara before heading to the neighbouring district of Guro, where, in addition to guiding another popular rally, he will direct an extraordinary session of the provincial government and inaugurate a court building also financed by with state.
The enterprise, conceived as part of the expansion of the judicial network, brings together several justice organs, including the court, the Attorney General’s Office, the Institute of Legal Aid and Sponsorship (IPAJ) and the Criminal Investigation Police (SERNIC).
The new building will benefit the population of Guro and the surrounding districts of Tambara, Macossa and Báruè.
President Nyusi will also visit Manica district on Friday, where, in addition to talking to the local population, he will visit agricultural and mining enterprises.
On Saturday, the president visits Gondola district, where he will inspect the ongoing rehabilitation of National Road Number Six at Inchope Crossing where it intersects with National Road Number One.
President Nyusi is accompanied on his visit by the Ministers of State Administration and Public Service, Carmelita Namashulua; of the Interior, Basílio Monteiro; and of Combatants, Eusébio Lambo.
The delegation also includes Deputy Ministers of the Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries, Henriques Bongesse; of Gender, Child and Social Action, Lucas Mangrasse; The Governor of the Niassa Province, Arlindo Chilundo; and staff of the presidency and other state institutions.Source: AIM Moçambique
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