8 January 2013

Angola: President's Aide Pledges Support for 'Sol' Training Centre

Luanda — The secretary to President of Republic for Social Affairs, Simao Helena, Tuesday in Luanda pledged to help improve the vocational Sol Training Centre, currently in run-down condition.

The official was speaking at the end of a visit to training centres of Sol, Sao Paulo I, Sao Paulo II and elderly sheltering centre of "Beiral" aimed at assessing and conduct a survey in the institutions.

According to him, the need to change the current situation in Sol Training Centre is related to the fact that the institution has operated with all the services to the fullest, having trained several youths in different specialities.

Regarding on Sao Paulo I and II, Simao Helena said the picture is totally different, because they are well organised and function properly.

As for the elderly sheltering centre of Beiral, the official argued that the conditions should be improved, despite showing some changes, both in care of the elderly and the infrastructure itself.

Accompanied the Secretary of President of Republic, the State Secretary for Social Welfare, Maria da Luz de Sá Magalhães, vice governor of Luanda for political and social sphere, Jovelina Imperial, among other officials.

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