30 January 2013

Angola: INAD Committed to Improving Conditions for Sappers

Dundo — The National Demining Institute (INAD) in the eastern Lunda Norte Province pledges commitment to improving the work conditions of staff this year, taking into account the development of the activity in the region, said Tuesday the institution's head, Sapalo Rufino.

Sapalo Rufino announced this to the press in Dundo City, after the closing ceremony of a seminar of demining techniques update, saying that the organ's attention will be focused on the creation both working and social condition, aiming for improved performance.

He further clarified that everything is being done for the readjustment, soon, of the salaries of staff in the locality, under the special national career already approved.

The official also admitted the possibility to increase the number of sappers from 60 to 90, judging by the complexity and the goals outlined by the institution.

Sapalo Rofino expressed satisfaction at the efforts made by landmine experts in the locality in 2012.

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