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Tue, 01 Mar 2016 13:03 - Updated Tue, 01 Mar 2016 13:03

Zaire needs manufacturing industries

Mbanza Congo - The need to attract investors for the geological-mining industry in Zaire province was advocated on Monday in Mbanza Congo by the local director of the sector, Alberto Sofia.

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Speaking to Angop, the official said that the existence of manufacturing industry in the region will enhance the economic activity of the province as well as provide the well-being of families.

"We have only one factory that manufactures ornamental granite to mosaic, kerbstones, and others in Nzeto municipality, so there is an urgent need to create more business for the sector", he said.

Alberto Sofia invited the business people of the industry to invest in the province.

On the other hand, the official considered also necessary the basic infrastructures to support economic activities such as electricity, drinking water and communications.

The northern Zaire Province, located in the extreme northwest of Angola, is rich in minerals such as copper, oil, asphalt, and phosphate, ornamental, among others.

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