The UNRA Executive Director Ms. Allen Kagina has today unveiled contractors for the construction of Rwenkunyu-Apac-Lira-Puranga road (191km). The project was packaged into 2 Lots for ease of execution namely;
Lot 1: Rwenkunyu-Apac Road (90.9Km) has been awarded to Sadeem Al Kuwait General Trading & Contracting Company, Kuwait.
Lot 2: Apac – Lira –Purang’a (100.1km) has been awarded to Gulsan Insaat Sanayi Turizm Nakliyat Ve Tecaret A.S. Turkey.
The handover ceremony that took place this afternoon in the Executive Director’s boardroom was attended by a team from the Turkish Embassy and Kuwait while other contractor officials attended via video conferencing.
Once complete, the road will improve access to markets, improve access to social services, enhance increased inter-regional trade volumes, reduce transport costs as well as travel time among others.