Angola: Government to Build 20 Bridges in Alto-Zambezi

Luena — At least twenty metal bridges will be built in the near future in the municipality of Alto-Zambeze, eastern Moxico province, to allow the circulation of people and goods in the region, in the scope of the Integrated Programme of Intervention in Municipalities (PIIM).

The project will cover the municipalities of Bundas, Luacano and Lutchazes, as well as Muangai commune, in the municipality of Moxico, according to the Deputy Governor for Technical Services and Infrastructure, Wilson Augusto.

The road section linking Ninda municipality to Malundo on the border between Bundas municipality and the Republic of Zambia is currently being rehabilitated, and the province will soon receive 120 linear metres of bridges.

The government official was speaking on the fringes of the provincial council to listen to the communities.

With over 100,000 inhabitants, Alto-Zambezi municipality covers an area of 48,356 square kilometres and is located 519 kilometres to the south-east of Luena.

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