Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur on Saturday paid a working visit to the Central Region where he inspected the progress of work of two key projects in Cape Coast.

The projects include the Kotokuraba market and the Cape Coast sports stadium both of which are almost complete.

The Cape Coast Sports stadium is expected to be ready by August 2016. The stadium is a 15,000-capacity facility, which is being funded by a US$30 million China government grant.

“The volume of work done after inspection is appreciable and impressive, and he’s informed that 80 percent of the works has been completed,” the Vice President acknowledged.

The Cape Coast stadium is expected to have eight runway tracks, a natural grass football field, three parking lots, two outdoor basketball courts, one outdoor handball court, a boxing training court, a press conference hall and a media room.

Before touring the stadium he took the opportunity to visit ongoing works at the modern market that is being constructed at Kotokuraba

Vice President kwesi Amissah Arthur noted that the purpose of the visit was to enable him to know the progress of work in order to give proper account of it to the people of Cape Coast.

He was briefed by the site engineer. Mr. Samuel Wilberforce, who was hopeful the market would be completed on time.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur said he was satisfied with progress of work.