On the sidelines of the State visit of President of the Republic Alassane Ouattara in Marahoué, Transport Minister Amadou Koné proceeded Saturday, September 26, 2020 in Bouaflé, to the delivery of vehicles to the Secretary of State for Capacity Building, Zoro Bi Epiphane, for the benefit of 15 road transport companies in the region.
This operation, which is part of the program to renew the vehicle fleet, has enabled the Ministry of Transport to make available to transporters in Bouaflé, Sinfra and Zuenoula new vehicles consisting mainly of coaches with 21 seats and 41 seats. The ceremony took place in the courtyard of the Public Works Department of Bouaflé.
For Minister Amadou Koné, this structuring project marks the commitment of the President of the Republic and the Government to the emergence of a modern and prosperous road transport, with a significant contribution to the modernization and professionalization of the road transport sector.
To this end, with a view to revitalizing road transport in the interior of the country, several vehicles will be sold these days to road transport companies eligible for the program throughout the country.
Split ceremonies are taking place to this effect in the various regional capitals. They will be presided over by the Ministers of these regions". This project dear to the President of the Republic is part of the social and economic actions in favor of road transport stakeholders.
It essentially aims at improving the mobility of people and goods, while also contributing to the fight against the high cost of living through the reduction of transport costs", insisted Minister Amadou Koné who urged the beneficiaries to make good use of it.
"We are both happy and aware of this huge effort that the Government is making for our well-being.
We, transporters of Marahoué say thank you very much to President Alassane Ouattara, to the Government and to you, Mr. Minister," said Mr. Allioun Diop, spokesperson for the beneficiaries.