May 3, 2011

Eritrean road along Red Sea Coast

The Eritrean Ministry of Information reports that the coastal road construction is progressing. The plan is to eventually link Port Sudan, Sudan  and Massawa, Eritrea by a good quality road.

Q’rora-Massawa route expected to generate significant impact on completion

Massawa, April 24, 2011- The completion of Q’rora-Massawa road is expected to generate significant impact upon tourism, agriculture and commerece, according to the manager of the Red Sea Construction Company, Mr. Mebrahtu Mael.

Speaking to Erina, Mr. Mebrahtu outlined that the construction of the road has reduced the travel time needed between Massawa and Sudan to few hours and that it is expected to increase the trade activities between Sudan and Eritrea.

On his part, Mr.Ogbe Gebreslasie, overseeing the company’s northern projects noted the significance of the route, out of which only 30 Km. are remaining, and that it is expected to raise the access to social services in the villages and towns it goes through.

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