Joint Statement by President Ortega of Nicaragua and Chairman Wang of HKND
The President of the Republic of Nicaragua, Comandante Daniel Ortega Saavedra, and Mr. Wang Jing, President and CEO of HKND Group, Concessionaire of the Grand Canal, salute the Nicaraguan People and the International Community, in the New Year that is just beginning.
The Government of Nicaragua and the HKND Group, are also pleased to ratify the timetable of the construction work on the Nicaragua Grand Canal, that will initiate on the scheduled date. The beginning of the Canal construction will take place, as contemplated, on December of this year, 2014.
On the Celebration of the New Year, all the good news about this important project, contribute, we are sure, in strengthening the Optimism, the Trust and the Hope of the Nicaraguan People, in its Country and in its Future.
Managua, Nicaragua, January 10th, 2014