Construction of Shukute-Chulte road project commences with 1.2b birr
Addis Ababa, June 7, 2019 (FBC) –Deputy Chief Administrator of Oromia regional state, Shimeles Abdissa, today officially launched the construction of the 63km Shukute-Chulete asphalt road project at a cost of 1.2 billion birr.
The road will be built by Gemshu Beyene Construction plc, and is expected to take three years for completion, it was noted.
Meanwhile, the Ginchie-Shukute road project being built at a cost of 898 million birr is well in progress.
In a related development, the construction of Guder Fato irrigation project has been launched with 3.4 billion birr in Toke Kutaye district, west Shoa zone of Oromia regional state.
Once completed, the project could help to develop 6,000 hectares of land and benefit about 10,000 farmers in Dire Enchinie and Toke districts.
Present at the launching ceremony were Deputy Chief Administrator of Oromia, Shimeles Abdissa, and Dr Engineer Sileshi Bekele, Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy.