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Tamale Metropolitan Assembly in collaboration with Louisville, Kentucky in the United States, is to develop a housing project to attract residents and people in the Diaspora to the area.
The "Airport City Housing" project would use new building technologies and utilise the large clay deposits in Tamale. Mr Mohammed Amin Adam, Tamale Metropolitan Chief Executive announced this at a press conference in Tamale after the return of a five-member delegation of the assembly from Louisville.
The 10-day visit initiated by the two sister cities, was to consolidate the relations between them and in addition, afford them the opportunity to explore areas of cooperation. Mr Adam said the project would provide office accommodation for NGOs, citizens from the Northern Region resident abroad who intended to build houses.
He said the delegation had discussions with the Waste Management Department of the City of Louisville that had donated a refuse truck, street sweeper, computers and television sets to help address the problem of refuse management in Tamale Metropolis.
Mr Adam said Mr Jerry Abramson, Mayor of Louisville also discussed the designing of a strategic development plan for Tamale, which would become the blue print for investment from the international market.