Japanese-Financed Projects Inaugurated in Aden [Archives:1999/21/Local News]

May 24 1999

Two major projects in Aden were inaugurated last week. The two projects were financed by the Government of Japan. The first is the Aden Telephone Network Expansion, which will cost 6,969 million yen (roughly US$ 56 million), will add 49,200 new telephone lines to the city, and will enhance performance of existing lines. The second project is the Upgrading of Broadcasting Equipment at Aden TV station which will cost 947 million yen (some US$ 7.6 million), and will improve the quality and increase the programs.