Angola's economic growth to double southern Africa's
Luanda – The Angolan economy will almost grow double the rhythm of southern African region, between 7 to 12 percent until 2012, ANGOP learnt Tuesday, from the Transport minister, Augusto da Silva Tomás.
According to the minister, who spoke at the seminar dubbed “The transport contract, freight and sea freight” organised by the National Council of Carriers (CNC), this growth will create conditions so that the country reinforces its role in the southern African region and continue to assert itself as a true regional power.
Augusto da Silva Tomás stated that the structures of his sector are crucial for the materialisation of this potential growth and also to boost development and improve the population’s quality of life.
Minister Augusto da Silva Tomás said that the Angolan government has made available resources in transport sector, taking into account its weight in general programme of public investment.
The seminar that ended Tuesday discussed among other topics “The legal framework of transport contract”, “Angolan law and comparative laws”, “Re-foundation of Secil Maritima company as strategy to stabilize maritime freight and the national stock exchange of freight”.
[ANGOP - Angola Press]