Saturday, 30 May 2009

Kikwete set launch giant water project

Fra The Citizen, Dar es Salaam
By Paulina David in Mwanza

President Jakaya Kikwete is scheduled to commission an ambitious water project at its Ihelele intake in Misungwi district tomorrow.

Meanwhile, the Vice-President, Dr Ali Mohamed Shein, is also scheduled to light the Uhuru torch in Mwanza City today.

The Sh252 billion worth first phase of the water project to use the country's own funds is expected to supply water from Lake Victoria to Shinyanga Municipality and Kahama town in Shinyanga Region.

project, being undertaken by two contractors from China and supervised by Norconsult, would also supply water to 54 semi-arid villages.

They are situated in Misungwi and Kwimba districts in Mwanza region as well as Shinyanga Rural and Kahama districts.


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