3 February 2013

Angola: Territory Minister Expected in Cunene On Monday

Ondjiva — The Angolan minister of Territory Administration, Bornito de Sousa, is expected Monday in southern Cunene province, to preside over the main event of the celebrations of the 52nd anniversary of the February 4, the beginning of the National Armed Liberation Struggle.

The event will take place in the municipality of Ombadja, where Bornito de Sousa will also visit social infrastructures being built in the region, with stress to the Xangongo/Ondjiva Water Project, as part of the celebrations of the date.

According to the programme that reached Angop, the visits will also cover the 100 houses works, under a project for construction of 200 residences in each district of the province.

The minister will also visit the bridge over Cunene river, the Agrarian Technical School and the "Rádio Nacional de Angola" broadcasting station production centre and other undertakings.

Meanwhile, Ombadja administrator, Manuel Domingos Taby, said all arrangements have been made for a broad participation of the local population in the main event of the countrywide celebrations of the February 4.

With a territory of 12,264 square kilometres and a population estimated at more that 183,000 inhabitants, Ombadja comprises five communes and 56 villages. Its capital is Xangongo town, some 101 kilometres north of the province's capital city, Ondjiva.

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