19 February 2013

Angola: ANIP Signs AKZ 1 Billion Contracts

Luanda — Six contracts of private investments estimated at AKz 1. 3 billion were signed Tuesday in Luanda by the National Agency for Private Investment (ANIP) and national and foreign investors.

They have to do with investment projects of companies providing services "James Fisher-Angola", "Eduardo Espada Angola" and "NL Supervision company Angola."

Signed also the agreements with ANIP, on Tuesday, the civil construction company "NL Puentes y Calzadas Infrastructure" and "Groupo Leoan Ltd".

The CEO of ANIP, Maria Luísa Abrantes, who signed for the government responsible for the implementation of national private investment policy , stressed the importance of the new contracts in the creation of 443 jobs.

The official underlined the need for the investors to engage in the farming sector in order to increase production of consumer goods, through cultivation and breeding cattle, pigs, poultry, among others.

While Paulo Veiga, representative of NL Puentes y Calzadas Infrastructures, said that in a first phase the maintenance firm of mining processing industry will focus its activity in coastal Kwanza Sul province, where it intends to build a technical vocational training centre for mining industry.

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