HCECC Here is the speech of the represe and Northwest Civil Airport Construction Group Joint Venture and Vanuatu government signed the contract agreement to rehabilitate the runway of Bauerfield International Airport , this morning, Friday 12th May.
Here is the speeche of the representative of the two companies, Liang King:
"MayGood morning. It’s my great honor to be here today at the contract signing ceremony for the Rehabilitation of Runway, Aprons and Related Infrastructure for Bauerfield Airport. On behalf of the Contractor, I would like to express my sincere congratulation to the Government and people of Vanuatu for the commencement of this project an extend warm greetings and best regards to the distinguished guests present today.
First of all, I wish to take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude to the Government and people of Vanuatu who have shown great trust and confidence by awarding this significant and historical project to CCECC and Northwest Civil Airport Construction Group Joint Venture. I would also like to extent my heartfelt appreciation to the World Bank for financing this project.
CCECC has an international reputation in the Engineering and Construction sector, undertaking major projects all across the world, from Africa to Asia, and to the South Pacific. The company offers high-quality design and construction services. And has successfully constructed wharfs, schools, airport terminals, gymnasium and constructed many roads and railways all over the world.
The Rehabilitation of Runway, Aprons and Related Infrastructure for Bauerfield Airport Project is not the first project we have embarked on in Vanuatu and is not the last as the Company believes it can sustain a mutually-beneficial presence in this Country. We believe that this project will help boost the local economy of the country, growing the tourism sector and providing employment opportunities.
Furthermore, I wish to inform you, distinguished guests that CCECC and NCAACG will bring in a professional technical and management team including skilled workers to ensure that our Project will be of the highest standard. We are committed to meeting the deadline for this project which is why we will be deploying key personnel and machinery from China to Vanuatu after the signing today. We also have a firm construction program that has been drawn up reflecting actual construction conditions to ensure the project is delivered on schedule and within budget.
During the progress of the project, CCECC and NCAACG has the promise to abide by the Laws of the Republic of Vanuatu and respect local cultures and traditions. Most importantly, we will fulfill our relative social responsibilities.
Excellencies, I firmly believe, under the leadership and supervision of the Government and people of Vanuatu, Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Utilities, Vanuatu Project Management Unit and the board and management of Airports Vanuatu Limited, we can implement this significant project for the benefit of the citizens of this wonderful nation".