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Somalia: Progress made on construction of Bosaso airport runway

Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali ‘’Gaas’’ along with Minister of Aviation and airports Hassan Adde, Deputy Finance Minister and several engineers visited and inspected works ongoing on the Bosaso airport during his working visit to the commercial hub of the semi-autonomous region.
Since the groundbreaking ceremony for the upgrade works last month, a progress has been made on the construction of the new runway.
Aviation Minister Hassan Adde reported to the president that all of the planned work on the construction and reconstruction of the airport’s facilities were going according to schedule. The engineers in charge of the project, in turn, noted that Bosaso airport would be one of the best in the country.

Puntland President met the Engineers in charge of the construction
Puntland President met the Engineers in charge of the construction

According to officials from the President’s office, they said that the President was satisfied with the works thus far and left encouragement message for the engineers.
The construction of the airport’s runway is being conducted step by step, and after reconstruction work is completed, the runway will be over 2.60KM kilometers long.
The runaway will be over 2.60KM kilometers long.
The runaway will be over 2.60KM kilometers long.

The project is undertaken by China Civil Engineering and Construction Company (CCECC). And according to government and company officials, the new runway will be operational before the end of this year.
Bosaso airport upgrade works was denied by the recent administration led by EX-president Abdirahman Farole, which led to many important flights to switch to other airports in the country. However, upon completion of the works, the airport is expected to attract back many Airline companies and resume their daily local and international flights.
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