22 March 2013

Angola: Nation Seeks Partnership On Industrial Waste Management

Beijing — Angola wants to extend strategic partnership with China in the field of industrial waste management and recycling in the Environment field, said Friday in Beijing, China, the Angolan Secretary of State for Environment, Syanga Abilio.

According to the Angolan official, China has developed programmes that will ensure the sustainability of growth, and this experience can be shared with Angola.

Syanga Abilio was speaking at the end of a meeting to promote the "Angola Environment" event that will run in its third edition, in Luanda from 31 May to 2 June 2013, under the theme "Promotion of Environmental Technologies in Waste Management".

"Currently, Angola is undergoing growth and development stage and there is need to introduce better environmental practices" - Syanga Abilio said.

Angola and China established diplomatic relations in 1983. Thirty years later, Angola is the second largest oil supplier to China, after Saudi Arabia.

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