22 August 2014

Angola Complies With Global Commitments - Environment Minister

Luanda — The Environment minister, Fátima Jardim, said on Friday that Angola, since the achievement of peace in 2002, has been taking meaningful steps in the compliance with the commitments of the Global Development Agenda, having into account the improvement of better conditions of health, housing and supply of water and energy.

"We have to highlight that the with the efforts of all Angolans, it was possible in terms of our development objectives analysed with emphasis, but we continue to work on a transition stricter with the implementation of the National Development Plan (NDP)", said the minister at the closing act of the Conference on the Sustainable Development: Angola Post-2015".

To her, the fight against illiteracy, improvement of conditions of health, sanitation, holding of specific programmes, such as the initiatives of business and greater performance of the state organs in various aspects are tools that contribute to the achievement of sustainable development of the country.

The construction of new cities, road infrastructures, betterment in water and power supply were also pointed out as positive results by the minister, due to the outlining of programmes and policies related to the development.

The event, which ended this Friday, aimed to develop a systematized and constructive dialogue on the implementation rate of the eight Millennium Development Goals and gather contributions for the next UN general assembly, to take place this year.

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