Deputy Minister Explains Hitches On Road Building

A total of Sh773.01 million has been spent for regular rehabilitation of the Isyonje - Makete road in Mbeya Region between 2006/07 and 2010/11.The deputy Works minister, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, said yesterday that the government was facing shortage of funds to upgrade the same road to the tarmac level, but through the Tanzania National Road Agency (Tanroads) regular maintenance was undertaken to ensure that it is passable throughout the year.