Wang Xinjiang (C), a Chinese engineer, works with Kenyan workers at the T-beam factory on the section six of Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway project, near Makueni, Kenya, on March 16, 2015. The project, expected to cost 3.8 billion U.S. dollars, involves the construction of about 480 kilometer railway line from the port city Mombasa to the capital city Nairobi. China Roads and Bridges Corporation (CRBC) is undertaking the project. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)
Wang Xinjiang (C), a Chinese engineer, works with Kenyan workers at the T-beam factory on the section six of Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway project, near Makueni, Kenya, on March 16, 2015. The project, expected to cost 3.8 billion U.S. dollars, involves the construction of about 480 kilometer railway line from the port city Mombasa to the capital city Nairobi. China Roads and Bridges Corporation (CRBC) is undertaking the project. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh over the weekend met at the Presidential Palace with Zhuang Shang Biao, the CEO of China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CCECC), a conglomerate belonging to China Civil Engineering Construction Company that is constructing the new railway line linking Djibouti to Ethiopia.

Wang Xinjiang (C), a Chinese engineer, works with Kenyan workers at the T-beam factory on the section six of Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway project, near Makueni, Kenya, on March 16, 2015. The project, expected to cost 3.8 billion U.S. dollars, involves the construction of about 480 kilometer railway line from the port city Mombasa to the capital city Nairobi. China Roads and Bridges Corporation (CRBC) is undertaking the project. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)
(Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Djibouti’s Transport Minister Moussa Ahmed Hassan who attended the meeting, said “discussions mainly focused on the progress of the ongoing construction of Djibouti-Addis Ababa railway line.”

Hassan said Djibouti president used the meeting to reiterate his country’s great interest in the completion of the project.”

He said Guelleh asked that the project should be completed within the stipulated time.

“Djibouti authorities have provided all that is necessary to ensure that the new train starts operating on the railway line by the scheduled date in June 2016,” Hassan said. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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