8 January 2013

Angola: Minister Highlights Construction of Houses in 2012

Luanda — The minister of Ex-Combatants and Veterans of the Motherland, Kundi Paihama, Tuesday in Luanda mentioned the construction of houses, implementation of agricultural projects, social and economic reintegration, medical assistance to affiliates as the main deeds in the year 2012.

Kundi Paihama was speaking at a ceremony of yearend greetings, mentioning the elaboration of proposals for a 10 percent adjustment to pensions for ex-combatants, war-crippled persons and relatives of ex-soldiers who died in 2012.

The minister also mentioned technical and professional training and upgrading of 21 officials, under the Computerised System of the Public Investment Programme (SIPIP) and seminar on the system of modernisation of the process of registration and control of the ex-combatants.

He also mentioned the drafting of programmes for the promotion of entrepreneurship among the ex-combatants and veterans of the motherland that will be launched soon in Quibala municipality, central Kwanza Sul province, including the training of 24 farming trainers.

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