16 January 2013

Angola: IMF Team in to Assess Economic Performance

Luanda — A team with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) arrived in Luanda on Wednesday for a working visit on January 16-29, meant to assess the national economic performance, Angop has learnt.

The team is being led by the IMF's head of mission to Angola, Mauro Macagni, and comprises five members that will tour Angola under the Post-program Monitoring, that is a process of assessment of economic performance standards of the state that concluded the IMF financial assistance program.

The Angolan Executive subscribe with the mentioned program a stand-by accord, whose 27-month program, was due to expire in February 2012, and was extended to enable the holding of this sixth and last assessment.

The protocol has aimed to materialize various projects in the ambit of the national program of reconstruction of infrastructures, such as in the sectors of education, health, roads, construction, territory ordering, agriculture, finance, among other areas.

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