Quake Relief in Action: China vows to ensure smooth transportation to quake-hit zone

17:47, April 18, 2010      

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China's Ministry of Transport vowed Sunday to spare no effort in ensuring smooth transportation at the quake-hit zone in Yushu in northwest China's Qinghai Province.

Departments must repair damaged roads and step up inspections of major bridges and roads as soon as possible to ensure smooth traffic flow, said vice minister Gao Hongfeng.

Gao also urged efforts to promote transportation capacity to ensure speedy transfer of the injured and delivery of relief supplies.

The ministry will dispatch specialist groups to the quake-hit zones over the next few days to assist local authorities in assessing the disaster and necessary reconstruction work.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王寒露)

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