PM: airports upgrade progressing well
Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 29 September 2020
“PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare says despite the pandemic, he is pleased to note that work under the communication and aviation sector has progressed well.
“Speaking during his weekly nationwide address yesterday, Sogavare said in relation to the Honiara Airport Improvement project, the targets for this year include, building a new taxiway and repairing the old one, build the new departure terminal, expand and repair the airport apron, and refurbishment of the current international terminal, in which two thirds will be the repair of the domestic terminal.
“Sogavare said in terms of its progress, mobilization has been completed with the access and gravel extraction agreement completed as well as work is also underway in bringing in the Japanese engineers for the airport project next month, October 2020.
“In terms of the Solomon Islands Road and Aviation Project (SIRAP), designs have been completed and all project component designs are now into its final stages”
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