27 December 2012

Angola: President Sets Up Tourism Multi-Sectoral Commission

Luanda — The Angolan president José Eduardo dos Santos Thursday in Luanda appointed a Multi-sectorial Commission to re-launch tourism and manage and entry and exit of international cruisers into the ports of Lobito and Namibe, Angop learnt.

A press note delivered to Angop says the commission is aimed to defining the legal framework for the reception, monitoring , cultural routing, medical assistance and security of members of international cruisers and ensure the regular reception of tourists wishing to visit Angola.

The commission will be co-ordinated by the Minister of Hotels and Tourism and it comprises the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Defence, Home, Health, Culture, Territory Administration, Commander of National Police, Directors of Migration and Foreign Services, Information and State Security.

The commission will be supported by a technical group constituted by representatives of the mentioned organs.

The commission has 30 days to submit to the President of the Republic the timing of activities and 90 days to present the final report of the works done.

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