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China, Congo sign pact on rehabilitation of Congo-Ocean Railway

The Congolese government and the China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCCI) have signed an agreement in Brazzaville, the Congolese capital, for the  rehabilitation of the Congo-Océan Railway (CFCO), according to an official statement.

The agreement was signed by the Congolese Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Rodolphe Adada, and the Director General of CRCCI for African French-speaking countries, Chang Xuehui, Thursday.

CRCCI will conduct  technical and financial feasibility studies and then seek funding to rehabilitate  the Pointe-Noire-Brazzaville and Mbinda-Mont-Belo rail links.

The Director General of the Congo-Ocean railway, Jean-Francois Cotin, said the rehabilitation would required significant investment. No further details of the pact were given.

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