A concrete asphalt road constructed in SNNP state with over 515 million birr was inaugurated. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Hailemariam Desalegn inaugurated the Halaba-Humbo road constructed with the budget allocated by the government. Haile-Mariam on the occasion said the government has given prime attention to road sector development in the ongoing efforts to reduce poverty. State Chief, Shiferaw Shigute on his part said construction of roads undertaken during the past couple of years helped to speed up development and expand investment. Meanwhile, a 10Km asphalt road constructed in Soddo town with 60 million birr was also inaugurated.
(The Ethiopian Herald)