The world class Bingu National Stadium under final phases of construction in Lilongwe will be ready for use before the end of this year, government says.
According to Minister of Sports and Culture Grace Chiumia, this is after the Ministry got funds allocated in the 1.2 trillion kwacha budget which she says will also be channeled towards the completion of the facility.
The 40, 000 capacity stadium now remains with the maintenance of the sewer system, planting of network and electricity cables among others-activities which recent revelations said requires a whooping 500 Million kwacha to finish.
But Chiumia remains optimistic that by the end of this year everything will have been done and the stadium should be opened officially for use.
”The money the Ministry receives will get to the project. It is our hope it will be ready before the end of the year”says Chiumia.
The Chinese government pumped in 26.6 billion kwacha for the project.