Ondjiva — The Commerce minister, Rosa Pacavira, on Saturday in Ondjiva City, southern Cunene Province, announced the construction this year of the Kwanhama municipal market.
The minister, who made an assessment of her two-day work visit to Cunene, said that the new market will have 1.500 stalls and integrated services.
"The new sales place will be built in the Oshamukuyu locality, outskirts of Ondjiva, in an area of two hectares, aimed at contributing to the programme of organising the informal market in the province", she explained.
Rosa Pacavira stressed that just like Kwanhama municipality, similar projects will be implemented in the localities of Namacunde and Ombadja.
The government official informed that besides the markets, the municipalities will also gain the "Poupa Lá" supermarket.
During her stay in Cunene, the Commerce minister visited the Ombadja Municipality, where she learnt about the conditions for the execution of the construction work of the municipal market and the "poupa Lá" supermarket, as well as travelled to Xangongo locality.
In the framework of her work visit, the minister also had meetings with representatives of commercial institutions based in the Angola/Namibia border zone.