Abidjan’s ultra-modern Convention Centre takes shape

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Construction works on Côte d’Ivoire’s ultra-modern convention centre, Parc Des Expositions D’Abidjan is taking shape.

The 6,000-capacity venue will house a conference centre that can accommodate trade fairs, sporting events, and congresses. With an area of 60,000 m2 and a perimeter of 100 hectares.

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Pictures released by the state agency responsible for the construction National Bureau of Technical Studies and Development (BNETD) show significant progress which is anticipated to be completed in a year’s time.

The post on Friday, 13th May read” This park is part of the major new airport city project “Aérocité” with an economic vocation, planned over 3,700 ha. With this project, Côte d’Ivoire will be able to accommodate between 6,000 and 10,000 people in a covered and equipped space for commercial exhibitions, economic, cultural, public and sporting events.”

This latest development further strengthens Côte d’Ivoire’s strong business destination attributes and gives impetus to its mega sublime Côte d’Ivoire project aimed at making the country a top destination in Africa.

The cost is estimated at 81 million euros or 53 billion francs CFA, on behalf of the Ministry of Commerce of Abidjan with PFO Africa as contracting authority.

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This park is made up of covered and air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned exhibition areas, and ancillary services (administrative, restaurants, cafeterias, bars, entertainment centres, parking areas, etc.)

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