AU to adopt infrastructures development programme in 2012
Luanda , Luanda – The heads of State and Government of the African Union will adopt the Programme of Infrastructures Development in Africa (PIDA) in January 2012, meant for the modernisation and development of 30,000 kilometres of trans-African roads and improvement of ports capacities, seeking to provide the continent with a competitive economy. This information was released to journalists Wednesday in Luanda by the AU director of Energy and Infrastructures, Aboubakari Baba-Moussa, on the fringes of the meeting of the African ministers of Transports starting on Thursday. “We must to compete, because competitiveness enables the economy to growth, creating resources to improve the populations’ living conditions,” stressed the director of Energy and Infrastructures of the African Union. PIDA that will begin in 2012 and go 2040, will need annual investments in all sectors, said Ababa-Moussa.