Angola: Piim to Create Over 20,000 New Permanent Jobs

Luanda — Integrated Intervention Plan for Municipalities (PIIM) will create 23, 200 new jobs by 2022, according to the Inter-ministerial Commission.

Releasing the data, the Inter-ministerial Commission states that PIIM has created, so far, 3,441 temporary jobs.

The Commission put at 1,302 projects out of a total of 1,749 projects as being currently executed.

Of this number, 47 have already been completed.

The sectors of Education has 603 projects, health 301, water 140 and 106 linked to administrative infrastructures.

In budget terms, Akz 56. 019 billion out of the Akz 672 billion, from the general budget of PIIM, has already been applied.

Laurinda Cardoso, Inter-ministerial Commission spokesperson, who was speaking to the press at the end of the evaluation meeting on Thursday, considered positive the degree of execution of projects across the country.

The meeting presented and approved the PIIM Technological Management Platform and the technical terms for its operation.

National citizens may access via the internet through the portal, in order to monitor the level of physical and financial execution of the projects.

According to the official, the platform will enable to reinforce the different existing mechanisms on participatory governance, promotion and transparency in the execution of public expenditure.

Launched in August 2019, by the President of the Republic, João Lourenço, the initial PIIM foresaw 236 actions.

They include the sectors of health, education, construction and public works, administrative infrastructure, energy and water roads, security and public order, urbanism, and basic sanitation.

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