Minister Magala announces the construction of two more dry ports

Ministro Magala anuncia a construção de mais dois portos secos

The Minister of Transport and Communications, Mateus Magala, said recently in Malawi that two more Dry Ports could be built, one in the central area and the other in the north of the country.

 Cited by Notícias, Magala said that the infrastructures will be built in the city of Beira, Sofala province, and in the city of Nacala, Nampula province.

The Dry Ports are expected to improve the use of infrastructure in the country's logistics corridors. This vision is part of the plan to increase trade and connectivity in Southern Africa, for economic prosperity through the free movement of people and goods.

Minister Magala was speaking at a bilateral meeting where the two governments discussed the review of the full implementation of the Beira Development Corridor, harmonization of road transport procedures and operations between Mozambique and Malawi.

He believes that the foundations have now been laid for a new normal in cooperation and collaboration, from which Mozambique expects" results for the development of both economies.

Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia have signed an agreement on rail and road transport to revitalize the Nacala Corridor. The plan is budgeted at 280 million dollars and has been financed by the World Bank.

Mozambique's vision is to introduce reforms to transform transport corridors into economic corridors.

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