25 Jan 2007

RAMSI opens a third rebuilt road in Solomons' Malaita province

4:19 pm on 25 January 2007

Aid officials and the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands or RAMSI have opened a new road on Malaita that will dramatically cut travel times.

The new Busurata Road will cut travel time from one hour to just 20 minutes,

It is part of RAMSI's multi million dollar commitment to upgrade Malaita's roads and bridges.

The caretaker premier, Reuben Moli, thanked the donors saying it is the responsibility of Solomon Islands to now keep the road maintained.

It is the third major road on Malaita to be have been rehabilitated by RAMSI over the past 3 years.