China to Announce Projects in El Salvador

The construction of a stadium and the national library, as well as the development of infrastructure in tourist areas, are some of the projects that would be financed by the Asian giant in El Salvador, as part of its non-reimbursable cooperation programs.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

As part of the non-refundable assistance, China will support the construction of six projects, including a new National Library, a national stadium and a Surf City project, in order to promote joint development and increase the well-being of both peoples, the Chinese Embassy in El Salvador announced on December 3.

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Nayib Bukele, Salvadoran president, explained that "... the cooperation achieved will be distributed in six projects, among them, the construction of a 'new, modern and high capacity' national stadium, as well as the construction of a new National Library, which will be made of glass, of several floors, which will cover the land of the current National Library and the Mortgage Bank of downtown San Salvador."

Elmundo.sv reviews that "... China's cooperation will be used to finance the system of drinking water distribution and sewage treatment of the surf city beach circuit. In addition, the entire circuit of pedestrian streets, sidewalks, parks, and boardwalks, underground electrical wiring, along the circuit of beaches that make up the Surf City program, will also be funded by this country."

The construction of a drinking water plant, which will convert half of the water dumped from Lake Ilopango into potable water, in an effort to end the shortage of water in the entire Metropolitan Area of San Salvador (AMSS), is another of the projects contemplated.

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