SARAJEVO, June 11(Xinhua) -- China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) has been awarded the Enterprise Of the Year Award by Bosnia and Herzegovina's (BiH) mainstream media Evening News, becoming the only foreign company among the 10 winners, Chinese Embassy in BiH told Xinhua on Thursday.
CSCEC is undertaking the construction of the Pan-European 5C corridor expressway project in Chaplina section of BiH.
Presenting the award, Denis Lasic, federal minister of transport and communications of BiH, said that the award was given to CSCEC in recognition of its great contribution to the progress of the project in the face of COVID-19, according to the embassy.
The minister emphasized that the pandemic has hit global economy hard, while the construction of the project has not been interrupted but has been speeded up.
Chaplina section of Pan-European 5C corridor expressway is a two-way four-lane expressway, with main line length of over 10 km.
The CSCEC project team arrived in BiH in July 2019 for preliminary work, and the main project was officially launched in November.