Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has launched the construction of Bus Rapid Transit Lane (BRT)

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Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has launched the construction of Bus Rapid Transit Lane (BRT) from Jemmo to General Wingate along with Deputy Mayor Takele Uma and French Ambassador to Ethiopia Frédéric Bontems.
The Bus Rapid Transit is said to have 20 Km length and will have bus stops at places in Addis Ketema, Lideta, Kirkos and Kolfe sub cities. Addis Ababa has a plan to build 20 more supplementary Bus Rapid Transit across several parts of the capital.
Agence Française de Développement Group (AFD) the French Development Agency, has been supporting the Addis Ababa municipality for the construction BRT. Two soft loans amounting to 85 million euros were extended between December 2014 and December 2015 for the construction of the BRT Lane. The construction of the BRT will be carried out by a French Contractor.