|China, Niger sign agreement on school building|
English.news.cn 2011-12-06 20:14:23
An agreement of 1.5 billion FCFA (3.2 million U. S. dollars) was signed on Monday in
"This project has been signed because it's in line with the government's objectives.
The Chinese ambassador said
"We shall continue to assist you to achieve the goals that have been set by President Mahamadou Issoufou in his development program for
The construction work to be launched this year will be done by Chinagio Ingenering Coorporation International (CGC), a Chinese firm in
The signing of the agreement came shortly after Nigerien Prime Minister Brigi Rafini met with the country's technical and financial partners to express concerns about the challenges facing the Nigerien education sector, some of which "the government cannot overcome alone."
"Without satisfying these needs, it's illusionary to speak about an effective education system which is less performing," Rafini told the country's partners.
Editor: Zhang Xiang