11 December 2012

Angola: Austrian Government Funds Construction of Pediatric Hospital in Huambo

Luanda — The government of the Republic of Austria is funding the construction of a new pediatric hospital in the central Huambo province, whose works are under the responsibility of an Austrian company.

This was said this Tuesday in Luanda by the Austrian honorary consul in Angola, the Angolan entrepreneur António Mosquito.

For this effect, the charge d'affairs of the Austrian embassy in the country, residing in South Africa, Martin Gartner arrived in Luanda, where he will meet on Wednesday with the Health Minister, José Van-Dúnem, to discuss details of its implementation in Huambo province.

Speaking to Angop at Luanda's "4 de Fevereiro International Airport", António Mosquito the draft of the project is already defined, missing only some final arrangements by the Austrian company of Vamed, which is in charge of building the infrastructure.

On Wednesday, Martin Gartner will represent his country in the meeting of EU ambassadors to Angola in Luanda.

He is expected to meet this Tuesday the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Manuel Augusto.

During his tow-day stay in the country, the diplomat will meet with other officials of the Angolan executive and members of Austrian community in Angola.

Martin Gartner will return to South Africa on Thursday. Angola and Austria have normal cooperation relations on the political and diplomatic domains, sectors of transports, education and health.

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