Cuban engineers land in South Africa
By News24 Wire - May 24, 2015 11 Comments
The first of a total of forty Cuban engineers have arrived in the Free
State on Sunday, with the rest expected to arrive on Monday.
They will mainly be involved in improving service delivery, the
construction of government subsidised settlements, houses, the provision
of water, planning and project management, sewerage and bulk
infrastructure basic services supply.
Their fields of expertise include civil engineering, hydraulic,
structural and mechanical engineering as well as project management.
According to ANC Free State spokesperson Thabo Meeko, the recruitment of
the Cuban engineers is part of the partnership between South Africa and
Cuba that spans more than 10 years.
They are on contract for two years and will be strategically placed
throughout the province, mainly in municipalities, to improve service
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