From All Africa
The finance ministry in South Sudan’s Jonglei state has unveiled plans uplift the business sector in order to improve revenue generation. Already, officials disclosed, the state that government has plans to renovate Jonglei state water factory, which was destroyed during the late December violence in the region.
“The factory has spent over 50,000 SSP [South Sudanese Pounds] on repair of broken machines and to buy stolen parts of the machines”, revealed the acting factory manager, Nyok Guguei.
Full production, he however said, would immediately resume once the missing equipments are obtained.
The state government owns 51% shares in the water plant, which was established by Joint Access Kilobytes two years ago. The facility provides clean bottled water to citizens at affordable rates and generates revenues.
Last year, Jonglei state reportedly witnessed a rise in state revenue collection, owing to its rapidly improving medium and long term business ventures.
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