The US$200 million China-Maldives Friendship bridge will be completed in the first week of July, a government minister has said.
The bridge will will span from the capital Malé’s eastern edge to the western corner of the island of Hulhulé.
Housing Minister Dr Mohamed Muiz said the project was on schedule.
Just completed a comprehensive progress meeting on CMFB with the Contractor; all the concrete works and the main steel works of the whole bridge will be completed by 1st week of July 2018. The project is on schedule, with quality monitored on behalf of GoM by world renowned Arup. pic.twitter.com/DQk4UNcmaf
— Dr.Mohamed Muizzu (@MMuizzu) December 20, 2017
The project was launched in December 2015 with a concessional loan and grant aid from the Chinese government.