Angola: Minister Highlights Projects to Support Families

Luanda — Angolan minister of Social Action, Family and Promotion of Women Faustina Inglês de Almeida Thursday in Luanda defended an urgent completion of the projects in the municipalities to ensue technical and methodological support.

The minister was speaking at the opening of the meeting with the administrators of the 164 municipalities of the country, under the Integrated Programme for Local Development and Combat Poverty (PIDLCP).

She said that combat (poverty) is part of axis number one of the National Development Plan 2018/2022 (NDP), and aims at the well-being of families.

Faustina Inglês described the PIDLCP and the NDP as a major challenge in providing the necessary assistance to victims of natural disasters.

The meeting served to clarify and advise, sharing knowledge exchange experience, in view of the reality of each region.

She also spoke of assessing the degree of implementation of projects and resources made available in 2018.

The meeting also aimed to evaluate the major constraints in terms of implementation of the Integrated Programme for Local Development and Combat Poverty in the municipalities.

For the execution of the programme, the Executive spent between June 2018 and April 2019, an estimated value of Akz 6 billion.

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