Masisi updates on Kazungula bridge construction

Kazungula bridge construction site PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Kazungula bridge construction site PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

FRANCISTOWN: President Mokgweetsi Masisi will today meet his Zambian counterpart President Edgar Lungu in connection with the joint road bridge construction at Kazungula near the town of Kasane.

Speaking at his presidency’s first anniversary held at the Cresta Marang Hotel on Monday evening, Masisi declared: “I go to Zambia on behalf of the people of Francistown and you people who live within the proximity of the city of Francistown. You all know we are constructing a bridge at Kazungula at the confluence of the Chobe and Zambezi rivers”. 

So, Masisi indicated that he was going to Zambia to ensure that the bridge project runs undisturbed, as there have been challenges relating to paying the contractor on site. 

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