28 November 2012

Angola: Cabinet Council Analyses Contracts for Construction of Electrical Substations

Luanda — The Council of Ministers, in the framework of the Programme of Executive for increasing the supply of electricity and drinking water to the population, analysed Wednesday, in Luanda, a set of agreements aimed at the construction of the transmission line of 60kV substations and associated to the new centers and residential areas of the capital.

Under the guidance of the Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, the session also examined contracts aimed at expanding the substation 220/60/30KV of Cacuaco, in Luanda, as well as for the rehabilitation and expansion of water supply system of Maquela do Zombo, in Uige province.

The Cabinet Council also appreciated the proposed Resolution approving the accession of the Republic of Angola to the Convention of Beijing-2010, the Treaty of Pelindaba (African Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons) and the African Union Convention on the Protection and

Assistance to Internally displaced Persons in Africa (Kampala Convention), documents that must be submitted to the National Assembly for approval and subsequent ratification by the President.

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