12 April 2014

Angola: President Checks Implementation of Projects in Sambizanga

Luanda — The Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos, checked on Friday at Marconi ward, urban district of Sambizanga in Luanda, the level of implementation of projects underway that locality in the light of the Master Plan of the Urban Facelift of Sambizanga.

According to a press note from the President's civil Office that reached Angop, the Angolan Statesman met at the area with the State Minister and Head of President's Security Office, ministers of Construction, Urbanisation and Housing, Finance, Planning and Territorial Development, provincial governor of Luanda and Chairperson of the Administrative Commission of Luanda Municipality.

According to the document, the meeting discussed issues related to projects of integrated infrastructure of Sambizanga, which comprise new networks of drinking water, sewers, electricity, asphalted roads, social equipment such as primary and secondary schools and SIAC building.

The note reads that it was also analysed the facelift project of Operário ward and the works of protection and stabilization of the hillside of Boavista and Sambizanga.

The document adds that the meeting considered the need of speeding up the implementation process of the referred master plan, whose main constraint is the expropriation of informal housings and commercial spaces that are spread in Sambizanga.

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