25 May 2009

Angola: Culture Minister Inaugurates Library

The Angolan minister of Culture, Rosa Cruz e Silva, inaugurated Saturday in central Bié province, a district library to cater for local residents.

Speaking to the press, after the inauguration ceremony, the minister advised the youths, especially the students, to make a good use of the site for research and exchange of experience, with a view to increasing their knowledge.

According to her, this attitude will symbolise the recognition of the effort made by the provincial government in the reconstruction of the infrastructures destroyed by war, as well as the improvement of the population's living standards.

In her turn, the acting governor of Bié province, Ana Maria Muvuai, praised the central government's efforts in the implementation of programmes in the region, "particularly in rebuilding Kuito city.

The recently rehabilitated and well-equipped project comprises four rooms for visitors, offices and bathrooms.

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