Chinese Government signs ETCA granting RMB 30 million for International Conference Hall Construction Project (Linked to #30434, #57993)
Constant 2017 USD
Funding agency [Type]
China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]
Government and civil society (Code: 150)
On 15 April 2002, the Chinese Ambassador signed an economic and technical cooperation agreement (ETCA) granting 30 million RMB to the Government of Sudan for the International Conference Hall Construction Project (see Factiva source). Then, in January 2004, the Chinese Government also loaned RMB 30 million for this project (see Project #57993). This project involved the construction of a 5,200 square meter international conference hall as an annex of the existing Friendship Hall (which was constructed with Chinese aid during the 1970s). Shanghai Construction (Group) Corporation (SCG) was the contractor responsible for implementation. Construction began on 6 March 2003, and a formal groundbreaking ceremony took place on 30 June 2003. Then, on 5 April 2005, the conference hall was opened to the public.In 2014, the Chinese Government financed the renovation of this conference hall (see Project #30434).
The Chinese project title is 苏丹友谊厅项目 or 了我援苏丹国际会议厅项目 or 苏丹国际会议厅项目. The Arabic project title is قاعة الصداقة.
Number of official sources
Number of unofficial sources
Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Sudan [Government Agency]
Implementing agencies [Type]
Shanghai Construction Engineering Group (SCG) (上海建工) [State-owned Company]