April 6, 2021

The Arab Contractors awarded Abeche – Abou Goulem Road in Chad worth 93.5 million Euro

Eng. Sayed Farouk – CEO and Chairman of the Arab Contractors Company announced that the company has been awarded the project of Abeche – Abou Goulem road with a value of 93.5million Euro. Eng. Sayed Farouk declared that the AC awarded the project after a great competition with number of companies; finally the AC overcame due to its wide spectrum experience and highest quality of works. He pointed out that the project client is the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport in Chad; the financing agency is the Islamic Development Bank. The Abeche - Abou Goulem section is part of the the international road which connects between N'Djamena, the capital of Chad and Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. Abeche is 1000km far from the east of the Chadian capital. The Chairman pointed out that this road has a great importance in the commercial, economic and social development of eastern Chad due to its proximity to Sudan. The road is 95km length, 10m width and its execution period is 36months considering the breaks due to rain. He added that the project scope of work includes the construction of 5km access roads, weight station, reinforced concrete walls for some schools exists in the city, 10 water wells and ancillary works of 8 bridges with varied lengths, culverts with varied dimensions with total length 8000m along the road and a rest built upon 1500m. The company will install the lighting pillars working with solar energy on the cities and villages’ entries on the road. The Arab Contractors implemented roads and buildings projects, the rehabilitation project of Guelengdeng - Bongor Road, construction of 10 km roads inside Bongor, Alexandria University branch in N'Djamena which includes 2 faculties of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture. Currently, the AC is executing with 83km length and contracting value 52 million Euro. The AC has previously gained Order of Knight Class from Chad for the implementation roads and buildings projects, working on Chad and all the African countries to participate in its development and transfer experience to its citizens.