Chinese Government provides $196,550 grant for Presidential Palaces Renovation Project
Constant 2017 USD
Funding agency [Type]
China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]
Government and civil society (Code: 150)
On November 1, 2004, the Chinese Government and the Government of Comoros signed an implementation agreement for the Presidential Palaces Renovation Project. China’s Ministry of Commerce was the source of funding and it committed $196,550 (or 80 million Comorian francs) in total. This project involved the construction of presidential palaces (residences) in the town of Bonovo on the island of Mohéli (also known as Mwali), the town of Patsi (Patsy) on the island of Anjouan, and the town of Daché on the island of Ngazidja. China Shenyang International Economic & Technical Cooperation Corporation Ltd and Shanghai Construction Group were the contractors responsible for implementation. This project reportedly took 5 months to implement. It was officially completed and handed over to the Government of Comoros on January 26, 2006.
This project is also know as the Presidential Residences Renovation Project. The French project title is Les résidences présidentielles, à Ngazidja, Anjouan et Mohéli or Projet de construction d’une résidence officielle du Président de la République or Palais présidentiels de Daché, Patsi et Bonovo or La construction des Palais présidentiels de Bonovo à Mohéli, de Patsy à Anjouan et de Daché, dans l’île de Ngazidja. The Chinese project title is 科摩罗总统官邸项目 or 总统官邸 or 总统办公室.
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Comoros [Government Agency]
Implementing agencies [Type]
China Shenyang International Economic & Technical Cooperation Co,. Ltd. (CSYIC) [State-owned Company]; Shanghai Construction Group General Co. [State-owned Company]