Luanda — Angolan deputy minister of Environment, Syanga Abílio, recommended all sectors of activity in the country to use clean technologies in their processes of industrial production, seeking to preserve the environment for the present and future generations.
Syanga Abílio was speaking at the end of the seminar on Environmental technologies held in Luanda.
The official considered as new the concept of environmental technology and called on the companies to promote awareness and adopt environmental protection policies.
He appealed to the companies in the various sectors of the society to use environmental technologies that secure a healthy and sound world.
The term environmental technologies refers to technologies that cause less negative impact on the environment.
The European Union adopted an action plan intended to promote the environmental technologies, in order to reduce the pressure on the natural resources, improve the living standard and favour the economic growth.
The Seminar on Environmental Technologies aimed at discussing the need for the establishment of environmental standard quality and control of pollution in the country.
It was attended by experts from the oil industry and communication and touched on such topics as introduction to environmental technologies in the treatment of water, the oil sector and technological innovations in the field of environment.
It also sought for an incentive to the use of clean technologies in the process of production and use of natural resources, in accordance with the sustainable development principles, right to information and participation in environment protection actions.