Luanda — The Cabinet Council Wednesday in Luanda analysed a number of treaties between Angola and Congo on joint exploration of oil in the Lianzi development area concerning the share of revenues, customs and migratory matters.
The information is contained in a note released at the end of the second extraordinary session of the Cabinet Council, chaired by the head of State, Jose Eduardo dos Santos.
The session recommended the submission of the documents to the National Assembly (Angolan Parliament) for analysis and approval.
The Cabinet Council meeting also approved the strategic plan and the regulation on the management of urban wastes.
According to the note, the above mentioned documents set the principles leading to a harmonisation of the resolution of environmental and public health problems resulting from the country's economic growth and development.
As to the environmental matter, the Cabinet approved a Presidential Decree that creates the Tropical and Climate Change Ecological Centre, a research institution based in central Huambo province tasked with supporting the implementation of environmental policies and programmes.
On the other hand, the session approved the national strategy for the implementation of policies on elderly people, the organic statute of the Child Development Centre and increased the allowances given to social workers and instituted July 5 as Social Worker Day.
The session also approved a Presidential Decree that grants the status of public utility to the "Associação Tchiweka de Documentação", an association tasked with activities of scientific, educative and cultural character that contribute to deepen the knowledge about the Angolan people's liberation struggle.