31 December 2012

Angola: Governor Highlights New Hospital Construction Project

Mbanza Kongo — The start of the construction of the new Provincial Hospital of Zaire, in Mbanza Kongo City, last November, was highlighted by governor José Joanes André, on his end of the year message to the people of this province.

To the Zaire Province governor, the project, which has been approved and managed by the Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, is an impressive infrastructure with ten buildings with three floors each, which is a reason for the local population to feel proud about.

He said with the conclusion of such undertaking, the local citizens will stop going to the neighbouring country (DR Congo) for medical assistant, since the new Zaire Provincial Hospital will have the necessary technical equipment and human resources.

The construction and rehabilitation of more health units are also part of the local executive's plan, with a view to improving medical assistant to the population.

As regards the education sector, the governor said in 2013 there will be an increase in terms classrooms and the start of the construction of the Agrarian High Institute of Tomboco, a twenty-class room school and a secondary education nursing school in Mbanza Kongo.

Other actions mentioned by the governor are the rehabilitation of the Mbanza Kongo Higher Education School, the construction of a secondary education nursing school and the polytechnic institute of Soyo.

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