Project ID: 35070

Chinese Government provides grant for National Assembly Building Rehabilitation Project (Linked to Project ID#52964)

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]

Recipient

Cabo Verde

Sector

Government and civil society (Code: 150)

Flow type

Grant

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2001

Implementation

2003

2003-03-13

Actual start

Completion

2005

2005-08-30

Actual

Geography

Description

On December 20, 2001, Chinese and Cape Verdean officials signed letters of exchange regarding a National Assembly Building Rehabilitation Project (see: '09 ECCO). China’s Ministry of Commerce was the source of grant funding but the monetary value of the grant commitment is unknown. This project involved the rehabilitation of the National Assembly Building (Palácio da Assembleia Nacional Popular or Palácio da ANP) in the capital city of Praia. More specifically, it involved a renovation of the sound system, elevator repairs, and the installation of other equipment. The contractor responsible for implementation of the rehabilitation project is unknown. The Chinese Government originally funded the construction of this building during the 1980s. The building was constructed by COMPLANT between December 31, 1982 to June 29, 1985. A groundbreaking ceremony for the rehabilitation project took place on March 14, 2003 and it was officially completed and handed over to the Government of Cape Verde on August 30, 2005 (see: '09 ECCO). The Chinese Government funded another National Assembly Building Rehabilitation Project in 2017 (see Project ID#52964).

Additional details

This project is also known as the National Assembly Hall Maintenance Project. The Chinese project title is 议会堂等三项目维修 or 议会堂改造音响及更新电梯等设备 or 议会堂等三项目维修 or 中国援佛议会堂维修 or 中国援佛得角人民大会堂维修项目. The Portuguese project title is Projecto de Remodelacao do Sistema de Som e Substituicao dos Elevadores no Palácio da ANP or Projecto de Rehabilitation do Palácio da Assembleia Nacional Popular da República de Cabo Verde.

Number of official sources

6

Number of unofficial sources

2

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Cabo Verde [Government Agency]