Works Minister woos U.S. investors

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By SundiataPOST, (Biz)

has called on businessmen/ United States to invest in construction roads and bridges in .

Minister Works, Mr Mike Onolememen, made the call on Tuesday when he received a delegation . mission to .
“We are ready to collaborate with . investors on roads and bridges infrastructure.

“The needed funds for infrastructure in the country are so huge government cannot bear alone in view all other competing needs.
“We are working with private individuals and organisations on Public Private Partnership basis.

“For instance, we have developed a tolling with a view to attracting investors into the road sector. As part of the , we have identified some viable roads for concession”, he said.
The minister urged the investors to take advantage of the tolling to invest in the country’s roads and bridges.

Earlier, leader of the delegation, Ambassador Geoffrey Teneilase, told the minister the mission to was to explore areas of possible investment.

Teneilase, who is also the Consul-General, . Mission in , said Foreign Direct Investment into would create massive employment and grow the private sector.