9 February 2013

Angola: Minister Defends Public-Private Partnership in Trade

Ondjiva — The Angolan minister of Trade, Rosa Pacavira, said Saturday in Ondjiva, southern Cunene province, that the development of the sector requires improved public-private partnership, where the entrepreneur appears as a driver of business and the State as supporter and supervisor.

The government official, who was speaking at the assessment meeting of her two-day visit to the southern province, said it was a priority of the Ministry of Commerce to increase partnerships with national businesses.

Rosa Pacavira said that over the next five years is planned to build 133 stores of the "Poupa-ala" supermarket chain with a higher incidence in rural areas.

During her stay in Cunene, Rosa Pacavira worked in the municipalities of Ombadja, Namacunde and Kwanhama.

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