Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

Tanzania: Govt to Spend Sh140 Billion On Water Projects

THE government intends to spend 140bn/- on projects to improve water supply for industrial and domestic consumption in Tanga and Kilimanjaro regions.

At least 38 villages in Mwanga, Same and Korogwe districts in Kilimanjaro and Tanga regions, the Minister for Water, Prof Jumanne Maghembe said.

"The projects will involve taping water from Nyumba ya Mungu to those villages," the minister pointed out. "Water shortage in Mwanga will be history," he said.

Prof. Maghembe who is also the Member of Parliament for Mwanga said that a total of 23 contractors have applied for a job and what is taking place now is screening them to get the best three who will undertake the projects.

"The projects will commence in September this year after getting qualified contractors," he said. He appealed to people to have patience while the government is doing whatever possible to make sure that the projects start and completed within time.

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