The road network in St. Vincent and the Grenadines came under the spotlight as Prime Minister; Dr. the Hon. Dr Ralph Gonsalves spoke on the issue at a recent news conference at Cabinet Room.

According to the Agency for Public Information (API), Prime Minister Gonsalves said that there are several projects in the 2017 budget for the construction and rehabilitation of roads, sea defenses and bridges.

He said that these existing projects will be financed by the Republic of China on Taiwan and the Caribbean development Bank.

Dr Gonsalves said, “There are problems with feeder and village roads and the government has organized to burrow EC 95 million dollars; the first portion of 14 million US dollars will come from the Kuwaiti Fund for Arab and Economic Development and road works under this disbursement which should have commenced in April will now begin in June/ July.”

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