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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 09:39 - Updated Mon, 02 Oct 2017 10:40

Cuanza Norte: Growth of tourism has contributed to country's development

Ndalatando - The growth of the tourism sector has stimulated the rise of public infrastructures and equipment, whether at provincial level or nationwide.

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Cuanza Norte: Alexandrina da Cunha, provincial director for trade, hotels and tourism

Photo: Edilson Lourenço

This was said last Friday to ANGOP by the director of the northern Cuanza Norte Province’s trade, hotels and tourism department, Alexandrina da Cunha.

Speaking on the fringes of a lecture on “The Role of Tourism in the Diversification of the Economy” run by the incumbent Ministry as part of the World Tourism Day celebration, marked on September 28, the official underscored the role played by this sector for the country’s socio-economic development and lessening of poverty. 

Alexandrina da Cunha also underlined that the tourism sector has been one of the sectors recording a remarkable growth, representing an important source for the creation of jobs, income and development.

According to the official, among the sites of greatest tourist attraction can be highlighted the Massangano historic-cultural site in Cambambe Municipality, Kilombo horto-botanic centre in Cazengo Municipality, the church of Camabatela in Ambaca Municipality, as well as the caves located in Zanga and Lucala, as well as the Golungo Alto forest reserve among others.

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