14 November 2006

Angola: Ambassador Encourages Israelis to Invest in Angola

Luanda — Angolan ambassador to Israel, Jose Joao Manuel, reiterated his country's intention to see more Israeli tourists flow into Angola, as a contribute to the country's economic stability, internal production and creation of jobs.

The Angolan diplomat, who was speaking on Monday in Tel-Aviv, Israel, at a ceremony of celebrations of the National Independence Day, November 11, said that the reconstruction of the country's infrastructures, the resumption of domestic production and consolidation of democracy are among his government's priorities.

"Angola is fully available to welcome foreign investors coming to contribute to the country's development," stressed José Manuel, in an allusion to government's commitment to the process of national reconstruction and progress scored in the economy.

As to the consolidation of democracy, the source noted that the start of electoral registration, scheduled for Wednesday, November 15, throughout the country, is part of government's programme to create conditions for the holding of elections.

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