27 February 2013

Angola: Cabinet Approves National Council for Traffic

Luanda — At its first regular meeting of 2013, held under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic, José Eduardo dos Santos, the Council of Ministers approved Wednesday, in Luanda, the creation of the National Council of Traffic Planning, and its respective Regulation.

The approval of the creation of the National Council Traffic Planning aims to support the holder of Executive power in the formulation of policies for the road safety and prevention, reads the final communiqué of the meeting.

The National Council for Traffic "will be an advisory body on matters relating to traffic, suggesting elements for improving the regulation of traffic and measures for reducing road casualties, and advise on the road network."

It says that the National Council for Traffic Planning is chaired by the Vice-President and composed of various Ministerial Departments related to their area of activity.

In preparing the participation of Angola in Expo/2015 to be held in Milan (Italy), the Council of Ministers adopted the theme of the Exhibition of Angola in that event, "Food and Culture, Education to Innovate".

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