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Byline: Joel Ogwang
THE Government plans to establish a state construction company.
Works minister John Nasasira said the move followed the overly inflated construction costs by the private sector.
He said the Government spends $1m (over sh2b) on tarmacking a kilometre of road using private contractors.
"Starting the firm will increase competition in the large-project construction segment, thereby reduceing construction costs," Nasasira said.
The minister was speaking during a transport sector review meeting at the Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala on Thursday.
However, development partners warned the Government against the …