2 January 2013

Angola: GPL Unhappy With Noise Pollution, Fireworks in Inappropriate Sites

Luanda — Failure to comply with the guidelines issued by the Provincial Government of Luanda (GPL), on ban of launching fireworks without authorisation and noise pollution in some Luanda neighbourhoods during the festive season, marred the harmonious socialisation.

The information was released Wednesday by the provincial director of Culture, Manuel Sebastião.

The official stated so at the end of a meeting chaired by Luanda province's governor, Bento Bento, aimed at evaluating the functioning degree of various structures involved in a peaceful festive season.

According to Manuel Sebastião, during the festive season, especially New Year's Eve, several people launched rockets (fireworks) in unauthorised places and for long time.

They also committed sound pollution through motorcycles, especially in the Mussulo peninsula, despite appeals made ahead of this season, thus disturbing the public order and safety.

"The police are still investigating all those who broke the rules and then be taken to court," he said.

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