News Day - Shame Makoshori

China Exim Bank has deployed US$37,5 million to fund the rehabilitation and expansion of Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport (RGMIA), Finance minister Mthuli Ncube said last week.

In an update on the state of Zimbabwe’s major infrastructure redevelopment projects during a presentation of the mid-term fiscal policy review on Thursday, Ncube said the airport would be completed in 2023.

The funding is part of a US$153 million deal agreed with the Chinese lender over five years ago to modernise and expand Zimbabwe’s biggest airport.

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