The Secretary of State for Economy, Laura Monteiro, highlighted on Friday in Luanda the role played by the National Institute of Support to Micro, Small and Medium Companies (INAPEM) in the operationalisation of "Angola Investe" programme, with an emphasis on the certification of firms.
The official said so during the closing act of the 1st Consultative Council of INAPEM.
According to him, besides the certification of companies, INAPEM also plays a fundamental role in providing services of consultancy, training of entrepreneurs and business people.
She said that INAPEM also plays an important role in monitoring the application of the foreseen benefits in the programme and development of initiatives aimed to support entrepreneurship, operationalisation of Programme for "reconversion of informal economy (PREI) and the fulfillment of goals of the training expected in the national plan for training of staff.
To the State Secretary, the certification of companies was well successful and he considered an activity that is being consolidated in the institution, in which INAPEM counts on more 8.000 certified companies, a value that is closer to the initially set goal of 10.000 certified firms.