President commissions Beitbridge housing projects

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President Mnangagwa this Wednesday commissioned staff houses for civil servants in Beitbridge which were built under the Beitbridge Redevelopment Programme.

The 28 by F14 houses are part of the 52 houses, 16 garden flats and 250 core houses which fall under the same infrastructure development programme.

The Government has released $597 million to complete the F14 houses while an additional US$6,2 million is needed for outstanding housing projects.

Meanwhile, the President handed over one of the houses to the first civil servant Ms Charity Mbedzi, a teacher at Dulivhadzimu Primary School.

In addition, 264 more houses are being constructed as part of the Us$300 million border modernisation programme.

The modernisation programme is now in its second and third phases, the construction of the buses and light vehicle terminals will be completed in May and November next year.

Other projects under the modernisation programme include the construction of a fire station, water and sewer facilities, roads and a new reservoir tank.