India to build convention centres in Africa

 Friday, May 18, 2018 




NB CCIndia’s state –owned has secured 20 billion rupees to build high-capacity convention centres across nine different African countries Niger, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Liberia, Gambia, Burkina Faso, Togo, Gabon.


NBCC will be building nine Mahatma Gandhi Convention Centres (MGCC) in African nations this will be in accordance with the Indian Prime Minister’s commitment to upgrade the level of support the vision of a prosperous and integrated United Africa.



Chairman-cum-managing director Dr Anoop Kumar Mittal, NBCC (India) Ltd said that such overseas projects  goes a long way in establishing NBCC as a formidable PMC overseas too and this service is an extension of the honorable Prime Minister vision.




During the third India-Africa Forum Summit ( IAFS) in 2015, India offered Africa a concessional credit of 10 billion dollars over five years . A grant assistance of 600 million dollars will be allotted to create 100 capacity-building institutions, and developing infrastructure, public transport, clean energy, irrigation, agriculture and manufacturing capacity.




NBCC, a Navratna CPSE  has offices in Oman, Maldives, Turkey, Mauritius and Botswana and  has executed many diverse projects over the past 37 years in Mauritius, Nepal, Maldives, Libya, Iraq, Yemen, Turkey and Botswana.




During the execution of  these projects, NBCC plans to scout for further business in these countries.



Building convention centres in overseas locations will allow Indian engineers and other employees to get acquainted with modern construction technologies.

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