The caravan of vehicles sent by Moscow will help renew the urban and interurban transport fleet of the Central American nation.
The President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, has presided this Wednesday together with the Vice President, Rosario Murillo, the act of delivery of the second batch so far this year of 150 Russian buses to the country’s transport cooperatives.
During the ceremony, held in Managua, Ortega stressed that the delivery of the units is taking place “at a time when there in Russia, in Moscow and in other cities, events are being held for sovereignty, for peace, for development (. ..) even to strengthen cultural ties”.
With this fleet there are a total of 300 buses from Russia received this year, highlighted the president, who stressed that the vehicles will be destined to improve the transport service in the country.
Speaking about the international scene, Ortega highlighted that “blocks have been forming“, whose number in the world is increasing and “what is going to determine and is already determining the new course in the history of humanity”. In this sense, he echoed the groups of Arab, African, and the Eurasian blocs.
“Russia and China they are great drivers At this time, they are the great conductors to strengthen the other fronts that have been developing, including here in Latin America and the Caribbean, Celac, because they have been getting closer to work without conditionsand there where for this reason we can assure that a new reality is being configured in the world, where imperialist hegemony will be buried and democracy will be established among the peoples,” Ortega declared.
- Russian PAZ buses (Pávlovski Avtóbusny Zavod) have a capacity for 33 seated passengers, are 8.5 meters long and are equipped with air brakes as well as secondary braking systems. Its top speed is 100 km/h.