Chinese Government provides grant for Parliament Office Expansion Project
Funding agency [Type]
Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]
Government and civil society (Code: 150)
In 2008, the Chinese Government and the Government of Sierra Leone signed a grant agreement for the Parliament Office Expansion Project. The monetary value of this grant commitment is unknown. The project involved the installation of additional office space within the Parliament Building in Freetown. It also involved the installation of office furniture, ceiling fans and air conditioners (塞拉利昂政府为中国援塞议会大厦增建办公室项目隆重举行交接仪式). On March 25, 2008, Sierra Leone's Minister of Works, Housing and Infrastructural Development signed a design contract with Hu'nan Architectural Design Institute for the project. (中国援塞拉利昂议会大厦增建办公室项目设计合同在弗里敦签订). Chongqing International Economic and Technical Cooperation Co., Ltd. and Wanzhou International Economic and Technical Cooperation Co., Ltd. were the contractors responsible for implementation. Construction began in March 2010, covering a total construction area of 1,057 m^2. Then, on April 28, 2011, a project handover ceremony took place. Chinese Minister of Agriculture, Han Changfu, Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma attended the ceremony. Chinese Ambassador Wei Weilin and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, J.B. Dauda signed the handover certificate on behalf of their respective governments. Sierra’s Leone’s Parliament Building was originally constructed with financial support from the Israeli Government.
The Chinese project title is 塞拉利昂议会大厦增建办公室项目 or 中国援塞拉利昂议会大厦增建办公室项目 or 塞拉利昂议会大厦维修项目.
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Sierra Leone [Government Agency]
Implementing agencies [Type]
Chinese Embassy [Government Agency]; Government of Sierra Leone [Government Agency]; Hu'nan Architectural Design Institute [Other]; Sierra Leone Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation [Government Agency]; Wanzhou International Economic and Technical Cooperation Co., Ltd. [Private Sector]