Chinese Government grants RMB 3.82 million for Lusaka and Kitwe Radio Stations Maintenance Project
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Funding agency [Type]
Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]
Communications (Code: 220)
On December 31, 2001 and January 21, 2002, the Chinese government and the Government of Zambia signed letters of exchange related to the Lusaka and Kitwe Radio Stations Maintenance Project. The Chinese government committed RMB 3.8 million in grant funding for the provision of two FM transmitters to the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) for its radio 1 and radio 2 channels. Shanxi Construction Engineering Group was the contractor responsible for implementation, and this project was officially completed and handed over to the Zambian authorities on September 8, 2005. Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Li Baodong and Zambian Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Vernon Mwaanga presided over the official handover ceremony.
The Chinese project title is 赞比亚卢萨卡、基特韦电台维修项目.
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Zambia [Government Agency]
Implementing agencies [Type]
Shanxi Construction Engineering (Group) Corporation [State-owned Company]; Zambia National Broadcasting Corp. (ZNBC) [State-owned Company]