16 January 2013

Angola: Parliament Hails Society Involvement in Budget Discussions

Luanda — The National Assembly commended the meeting with the social partners of the government which allowed the parties to come up with important contributions to discussions on State Budget for 2013.

This was highlighted by the leader of 5th Commission of National Assembly for Economy and Finance, Manuel Nunes.

Manuel Nunes was speaking to the press after the meeting to hear the proposals of social partners on the budget portions allocated to different ministerial departments.

According to the MP, the participants came up with essential proposals in various fields with stress to the health and education, which have to do with more adequate ways to develop the real economy.

He said the contributions also serve to support to national entrepreneurial, scientific research and the improvement of living conditions in rural areas.

The National Assembly passed on Tuesday the 2013 State Budget that foresees incomes and expenditures worth 6.6 trillion Kwanzas.

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