Chinese Government provides $3.86 million grant for Général Seyni Kountché Stadium Rehabilitation Project (linked to #17839, #58481, #58486, #58493, #58503, #67415)
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Funding agency [Type]
Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]
Other social infrastructure and services (Code: 160)
On 5 November, 2007, the Government of Niger and the Chinese Government signed an exchange of letters regarding the Général Seyni Kountché Stadium Rehabilitation Project (See: 我和尼日尔政府签订两国经济技术合作协议等3个合作文件). On the same day, the two governments signed an Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement (ETCA), which committed an RMB 40 million grant for several projects (See: China, Niger sign economic, technical agreement worth 5.3m dollars). The Général Seyni Kountché Stadium Rehabilitation Project was one of the projects to be funded with this grant commitment. A diplomatic cable estimates that $1.4 million USD, which is equivalent to RMB 10,654,000 (using the 2007 exchange rate of 7.61 CNY/USD), was drawn from the ETCA to support the construction of two primary schools in Niamey: Lazaret 4 and Talladjé 5 (see ProjectID#17839), leaving an estimated $3.86 million USD, or RMB 29,346,000, for the Général Seyni Kountché Stadium Rehabilitation Project. This project involved repairs to the the doors, windows, and water and electricity systems of the stadium.China Geo-Engineering Corporation (CGC) was the contractor responsible for implementation (See: China Donated Project of Reparation of SEYNI KOUNTCHE Stadium in Niger). It signed an implementation contract on 21 November, 2008 (See: 援尼日尔体育场维修项目施工合同在尼亚美签署). It completed the project and handed it over to the local authorities on 31 July, 2009 (See: 我援助尼亚美体育场维修工程项目顺利交接).Then, on 4 December, 2010, the Chinese Ambassador to Niger, Xia Huang, and Niger's Minister of Youth and Sports, Abdourahman Saidou, attended a handover ceremony for technical cooperation activities related to the Général Seyni Kountché Stadium Rehabilitation Project.The Chinese Government has made many different contributions in support of this stadium (see Project ID#58481, #58486, # 58493, #58503, #67415).
The Chinese project title is 尼亚美体育场维修工程项目 or 尼日尔体育场维修项目 or 援尼日尔SEYNI KOUNTCHE体育场馆修建项目.
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Niger [Government Agency]
Implementing agencies [Type]
China Geo-Engineering Corporation (CGC) [State-owned Company]; Government of Niger [Government Agency]