Road Connecting KZN And Maputo Launched Just In Time For Christmas!
Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Saturday officially opened the new road connecting the Mozambican capital Maputo and KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). The KZN department of transport says the road will boost trade and tourism between South Africa and Mozambique.
The department said in a brief statement posted on the Arrive Alive website that,
the road will see the travel time between Maputo to Kosi Bay, KwaZulu-Natal’s East Coast border post, drastically reduced from six hours to 90 minutes. This is a huge achievement. It will boost trade and tourism between South Africa and Mozambique.
This road connecting Maputo in Moz & Kosi Bay in KZN was officially opened recently. The travel time has been cut from 6 hrs to 90 min. It should be easier to travel from GP to Maputo via KZN. Tourism opportunities for Moz & KZN endless @Derek_Hanekom @SATourismOnline pic.twitter.com/E8h77MakRX
— Makhosini Nkosi (@Makhosini) November 10, 2018
KZN’s Economic Development MEC Sihle Zikalala said that the new bridge linking KwaZulu-Natal and Mozambique will create jobs and boost trade between the countries. Zikalala also said the government was advancing African integration.
This bridge will boost the countries’ economy and create more jobs as it will enhance trade opportunities which will make it easier for exports and imports and imports between among the two counties