Moroni, Comoros Islands.-Thursday 26 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]
Mr. Azali Assoumani, President of the Union of the Comoros Islands, joined government officials and the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the Comoros to inaugurate a new road network, 100% funded by the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD).
The new roads will serve half a million residents as they use the new 23 km-long Airport-Qalawa Road on Grande Comore Island, as well as the 12 km Dundee-Langoni Road in in Anjouan Island. The new roads will provide faster and more efficient movement of people and goods as well as better access to markets in urban centers.
Over recent years, the number of SFD - financed projects in Comoros Islands reached seven projects, estimated at more than USD 80 million. These projects serve 820.000 Comoros Islands’ citizens and support all essential sectors in the country, including the transportation, health, education and potable water sectors.
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