Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic talked to representatives of the company PowerChina, whose subsidiary Sinohydro is engaged in projects in Serbia, about the construction of the bypass route around Belgrade on October 17.
As the ministry reported, Mihajlovic said that the construction of the said route had been expected for 30 years.
– A commercial contract on the section from Ostruznica to Bubanj Potok was signed last year and we expect it to be completed by the end of 2020 – Mihajlovic said.
She added that, in addition to an efficient realization of the project on the said section, the Government also aimed to have a commercial contract signed for the remaining 31 kilometers of the bypass route, from Bubanj Potok to Vinca and Pancevo, in the shortest amount of time possible.
– We want Serbia to be the leader in cooperation with China in the field of infrastructure and the center for Chinese investments in this part of Europe – Mihajlovic said and added that the total value of infrastructural projects of Serbia and China amounted to around EUR 6 billion.