16 November 2012

Angola: Energy Ministry to Collaborate With Students

Luanda — Angolan minister of Energy and Water, João Baptista Borges, Friday in Luanda pledged the sector's availability to share experience and develop projects linked to the renewable energy with the country-based students.

The minister assured this at ceremony aimed at launching academic project dubbed "Cientista Ndengue", having guaranteed that the Ministry of Energy and Water (Minea) is always open to collaborate and support the initiatives of the clean power projects by the students.

"It is necessary to cooperate with schools and research centres with a view to providing the students with working conditions and enhance their interest in the field of clean energy, leading to more adequate solutions to the reality of the country", he stressed.

The official mentioned the Education Ministry as the key partner in participation and assisting the capacity-building and training projects of staff in power sector.

According to him, the project will also cover the students of the provinces of Namibe, Huambo,Lunda Norte and Moxico.

Attended the ceremony minister of Education, Pinda Simão, Secretary of State of Energy, Joaquim Ventura, national directors of Minea, representatives of Art and Culture Foundation, professors and students.

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