By Bida Elly David
The authorities of Juba City Council and the Chinese Embassy over the weekend agreed to jointly strike a deal to execute developmental projects to upgrade infrastructure, electricity and drainage structure in the city to profit the entire city domiciles.
This development came following a high delegation courtesy visit from the City Council to the Chinese Embassy to deliberate on the above-mentioned project that was regarded to be the most fundamental element in transforming the city into a sustainable environment.
The meeting highlighted areas of cooperation to provide and establish factories, improve construction of roads and bridges, drainage, well established electricity for all citizens as well as aiding the city council implement and achieve their developmental strategies in time.
Speaking to the press after the meeting, Mr. Ma Wenjun the Charge d’ Affairs of the Chinese Embassy appreciated the efforts of the city Council in setting up all the necessary strategies and tentative goals and objectives to ensure reshaping Juba city as other cities across the globe.
He demonstrated the embassy’s commitment to jointly work together with the city council in building up the city through the developmental projects that would partly be funded by them.
“Most cities in the world always take time to be developed since several organizations and architectural arrangements are carried as an assessment mechanism to ease the projects,” he said.
Wenjun urged the Mayor of Juba City council to ensure proper management of his manpower and resources to boost quality development of the city and underscored their readiness to support them in various areas of demand.
In his part, Mayor Michael Lado Allah-Jabu Mayor of Juba City appreciated the positive response of the Chinese embassy to join them in the developmental move.
“I thank the Chinese embassy for having accepted our call to join us in executing the developmental projects to shape the city. The authorities of the city council will support in all their developmental projects in the Country in-terms of security and other fundamental elements and areas,” he said.