World’s longest sea bridge opened from Hong Kong to Macau and China
Hong Kong: Bridge connecting Macau with Hong Kong and Zhuhai city of China will eventually be opened for traffic this week. This is the longest sea bridge. It is being opened after nine years of construction. The construction of this bridge has cost $ 20 billion. According to CNN’s Monday report, China’s President Xi Jinping is expected to attend the ceremony in Zhuhai on Tuesday. The top executives of Hong Kong and Macau will also be present at the ceremony. The 55 km long bridge was to be inaugurated in 2016, but it is being opened this year. This is a major part of China’s Greater Bay Area Plan. The Greater Bay area covers approximately 56,500 sq km of South China; 6.8 million people live in this area and it includes 11 cities, including Hong Kong and Macau. World’s longest sea bridge opens soon.
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