9 May 2012

Angola: Media Minister Hails Importance of Reading Centre

Ndalatando — The Minister of Social Communication, Carolina Cerqueira, said on Tuesday that the inauguration of the first national reading centre in Ndalatando city in the northern Kwanza Norte province is a landmark of the sector history since the achievement of the Angolan independence in 1975.

Minister Carolina Cerqueira said so while addressing in Ndalatando city the inaugural act of the new two-floor building of Edições Novembro delegation.

The official said that this is the first reading centre of this kind in the whole country and a pilot initiative that will cover other regions of Angola, under the sector investment in giving greater dignity and better working conditions for information professionals.

Carolina Cerqueira said that Kwanza Norte province is now a compulsory media reference, having into account the investments made by various organs of the sector, where new modern buildings were unveiled for the provincial broadcasting station of National Radio of Angola (RNA) and the production centre of the Angolan Public Television (TPA).

The ceremony was attended, led by Carolina Cerqueira, was attended by the acting governor of Kwanza Norte province, Manuel de Abreu Pereira da Silva, Vice-minister of Science and Technology, Sebastião Teta, officials of the local government, administrators of various public organs, clerics, magistrates, chieftains and guests.

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