28 November 2012

Angola: Trade Minister Hails Importance of Public and Private Partnerships to Reduce Poverty

Huambo — The Trade Minister, Rosa Pacavira, highlighted on Wednesday in the central Huambo province that the public and private partnerships contribute to the generation of new jobs and reduction of poverty rate, as well as the improvement of the population's living conditions.

The minister said that the betterment of the Angolan families' living conditions and actions of combating poverty require the commitment and union of the whole society, mainly by the establishment of public and private partnerships.

Rosa Pacavira said that the ministry has the responsibility for contributing to the boosting of agricultural production in the country, highlighting that the public and private partnerships may contribute to improve significantly the quality of the Angolan families' living standards.

The official said so to the press at the end of her visit paid to Huambo province, after holding a meeting with business people, traders and municipal administrators, where she guaranteed that the executive will continue to finance the public and private sector, in the ambit of "Angola Investe" programme underway the country.

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