Chinese Government provides grant for Phase 1 of Nouakchott International Conference Center and Presidential Palace Renovation Project (Lined to Project ID#57014)
Funding agency [Type]
Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]
Government and civil society (Code: 150)
On March 31, 2010 and April 1, 2010, the Chinese Government and the Government of Mauritania signed letters of exchange on Phase 1 of the Nouakchott International Conference Center and Presidential Palace Renovation Project. The monetary value of this grant commitment is unknown. Phase 1 involved the rehabilitation of the elevator system, air conditioning system, and simultaneous interpretation facilities at the Nouakchott International Conference Center (Palais des Congrès or قصر الكونغرس) and the Presidential Palace (Palais Présidentiel or القصر الرئاسي) in the capital city of Nouakchott. China Overseas Engineering Group Co. Ltd. and China Railway Fourth Group Co., Ltd were reportedly both involved in the implementation of the project. A construction contract was signed on April 7, 2011. Construction began on July 6, 2011 and was completed on October 29, 2012. Phase 2 of this project was also funded by the Chinese Government and it is captured in Project ID#57014.
The Chinese project title is 援毛里塔尼亚总统府、国际会议中心维修项目.
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Mauritania [Government Agency]
Implementing agencies [Type]
China Overseas Engineering Group Co., Ltd. [State-owned Company]; China Railway 4th Bureau Co., Ltd. [State-owned Company]