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Taiwanese government to allocate $2.5m to Kiev for construction of bridge in Kiev

25 July , 2023  

The Taiwanese government will allocate $2.5 million to Kiev for the construction of a bridge to Obolonsky Island in the capital, according to the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Taiwan.

According to the press release, earlier $1 million for the construction of the bridge was sent to Kiev by the Metropolis of Greater Paris. Taiwan, along with other countries, supports the reconstruction of Ukraine and emphasizes the importance of solidarity and cooperation of the democratic community during the Russian-Ukrainian war, noted in the message.

As reported with reference to Obolonska Regional State Administration, Kiev received about UAH 20 million from the Metropolis of Greater Paris to complete the construction of a pedestrian bridge on Obolonsky Island.

The pedestrian bridge on Obolonsky Island is being built since 2020 at the expense of patrons. According to the project, the bridge will rest on four supports, two of which are located in the strait. The width of the pedestrian facility is 4 meters, length – 164 meters.

By the beginning of 2023, three bridge supports were installed and materials were purchased. With the funds provided by the Metropolis of Greater Paris, it was planned to complete the installation of the fourth bridge abutment, purchase and install the auxiliary and partially purlin structures, and purchase steel structures.


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