Nicolás Maduro Moros, President of Venezuela, attended and hosted the handover ceremony of 248 houses in the J1 Zone of CITIC Construction’s Tiuna Social Housing Project on December 27th, 2017. Vice President, Foreign Minister, Minister of Housing and Habitat and other cabinet officials of Venezuela attended the ceremony. The responsible officials from Latin America Division of CITIC Construction and representatives of cooperation partners of the combined fleet attended the ceremony.
President Nicolás Maduro Moros personally hosted the nearly two-and-a-half hour handover ceremony. Mr. President said that the handover ceremony of the D Zone hosted by him six months ago remains fresh in his memory. Speaking highly of the construction speed and quality of the houses and the quality of supporting facilities, Mr. President expressed appreciation to great contributions made by CITIC Construction to Venezuela’s housing projects including Great Housing Mission as well as sincere thanks for China’s contributions to construction and development of Venezuela. He also sent New Year greetings and wishes to all present Chinese and Venezuelan staff.
In 2017, CITIC Construction constructed and completed 1,592 houses in 14 buildings of the D1, J1 and C2 Zone of Tiuna Social Housing Project under extremely difficult conditions. At present, 728 houses have been successfully handed over in accordance with the requirement of proprietors.