15 January 2013

Angola: Government to Invest Over Akz 12 Billion in Projects

Ndalatando — The government of the northern Kwanza Norte province will invest this year 12.8 billion kwanzas in public investment programmes, Angop has learnt.

The data are expressed in the Public Investment Programme (PIP) of the provincial government.

According to the source, the amount will be earmarked for the implementation of 50 projects, with priority to the sectors of education, health, public works, energy and water, agriculture and land management.

Among the major investments planned for the year 2013, the top priority include the construction of 235 new classrooms for accommodating 25,000 students, five health centers with 20 beds each and 960 social houses.

The PIP also foresees the recovery of 400 kilometers of internal roads in the province, construction of 10 abstraction, treatment and distribution systems of waters as well as purchase of 30 tractors to support the farming activity.

Under the programme, the sectors of energy and water will attract the most portion of budget estimated at 2.8 billion kwanzas, which correspond to 22.9 percent of the global budget.

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