According to the authorities, the works that were completed on the runway will serve to increase safety at La Aurora international airport, the main gateway into the country.
The government will this year invest US$35mn to improve hospitals across the country. Last year, 12 new hospitals were built by the government.
Some 70bn pesos (US$3.64bn) is expected to be invested in the project this year.
GAP obtained US$40mn to finance its investment development program for Jamaica's Sangster international airport.