Japan to Finance New Bridge Over Volta

Japan has announced the restoration of its YEN loan portfolio to Ghana, with the approval of a proposal for the construction of a new bridge across the Volta River, as part of the Eastern Corridor Road Development Project.

The announcement followed discussions between President John Dramani Mahama and the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, in Tokyo.

Commenting on the announcement at a joint press briefing, after their meeting, President Mahama said: "This Bridge is part of our eastern corridor road network and will be critical in improving transportation between the Northern part of Ghana and the South."

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