Angola: Government Wants Cooperation With Zambia in Electricity Field

Menongue — The deputy governor of south-east Kuando Kubango province for technical and infrastructure service, Joaquim Ndumba Malachi said on Tuesday that the local government, under the guidance of national executive, wants a cooperation in electricity field with Zambia (Changombo district).

In addition to the above project, the local government also wants to sign contract with the Zambian company that worked in implementation system of drinking water supply in the district of Changombo/ Zambia, so that the similar project can also be implemented in Rivungo district / Angola, under the agreement.

Joaquim Ndumba Malachi, who was speaking at the end of a visit to assess the municipalities of Rivungo, Kuangar, Kalai, Mavinga and Dirico, said that the building of social infrastructure is essential to improve people's living standards.

The official said that the provincial government is conducting a survey at the level of the region to learn the main concerns that affect the population, accordingly with the development programme of the province worked out by the central government.

To this purpose, he revealed that the President of Republic José Eduardo dos Santos has directed the implementation of the projects of combat poverty among the population.

During his visit to Changombo, the deputy governor directed the administrators of Rivungo and Changombo district to work quickly with the officials in the areas of energy, water and contractor for the opening of the river channel.

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