The Jonglei State Minister for Physical Infrastructure Manawa Peter Gatkuoth. [Gurtong/ Gabriel Mayom]
By Gabriel Mayom
JUBA, 16 June 2012 [Gurtong] - The State Minister for Physical Infrastructure Manawa Peter Gatkuoth has told Gurtong that work on feeder roads in the state capital Bor has commenced.
He added that feeder roads in the rural areas will also be rehabilitated in efforts to open up and boost development in the remote areas.
“We have already started working on the 12 kilometres main road from the junction of the airport to the police headquarters. Besides that we are also working on our drainage systems so as to tackle flooding”, said Gatkuoth.
Gatkuoth said called for patience and support from the state residents as the government implements the plan.
The Minister at the same time said the delinking of the departments of housing, town planning and survey will enhance service delivery in the state.
Jonglei, South Sudan’s largest state continues to grapple with poor infrastructure and insecurity.
The state government has initiated mechanisms to improve the road infrastructure in efforts to develop the state.