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Construction of new US embassy starts in Suriname
Published on March 8, 2014 Email To Friend    Print Version

PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- US Ambassador to Suriname, Jay Anania, participated in a construction commencement ceremony for the new US Embassy in Paramaribo on Wednesday.

The multi-building complex will be situated on an 8-acre site in the Morgenstond development and will include a two-story chancery/office building, three access pavilions, maintenance shops, a warehouse, and recreation facilities. When completed, the new complex will provide over 100 embassy employees with a safe, secure, and sustainable workplace.

The $164 million project will incorporate numerous features to conserve resources and reduce operating costs, including a rainwater harvesting system, a white roof on the main office building to reduce cooling costs, and light-emitting diode (LED) site lights.

The new embassy is scheduled to be completed in summer 2016.
 
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