7 January 2013

Angola: Dwellers Express Concern At Thitundu Hulo Rock Engraving Maintenance

Namibe — The inhabitants of Virei municipality, 130 kilometers off Namibe city, in the province with the same name, are concerned at the degradation level of the rock engraving stations of Tchitundu Hulu, currently enlisted as world heritage category, Angop has learnt.

They defended that those spots must be conserved and preserved with the support of the community and the local administration, through taken of some measures.

The citizen Martinho Tchiculo said that besides of being a historic monument, the locality where are the two Tchitundo Hulo stations are also a leisure and tourism areas.

He defended a greater divulgation of those sites so that they gain the intended impact as so as it be considered world heritage category.

On his turn, the dweller Nuno Muamba said that the pictures and printings existing in that and other areas of the province transmit a message that tells on the living condition of the predecessors.

"It is an area for research by students and not only", he said, defending its preservation so as it be considered world heritage category as it is intended.

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