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Energy and Waters Sector Strengthened

João Baptista BorgesJoão Baptista BorgesLuanda — The minister of Energy and Waters, João Baptista Borges, recently guaranteed that the water sector has been reinforced with a view to fulfilling the goals of the Executive in the ambit of the National Development Plan.

The government official said when delivering a speech at the public presentation of the “General plan for the integrated utilization of hydric resources from the Okavango hydrographic basin”, having stressed that with the recent approval of the regulation on the utilization of water resources and the presentation of new plans regarding the basin, the sector is more reinforced in terms of institutional mechanisms, with a view to materializing the objectives.

The minister went on to say that this presentation happens at a stage that the Executive is committed to implementing the solutions that have helped the country to reduce its poverty index and improve people’s living standards. He also reminded that the Okavango hydrographic basin has the particularity of being of international importance.




Current Issue: Africa Water & Sanitation & Hygiene March-April 2017 Vol.12 No.2