Tue, 27 Feb 2018 18:08 - Updated Tue, 27 Feb 2018 18:08
MP backs agreement on Angola/Namibia energy
Ondjiva - An Angolan MP Roberto de Almeida defended Tuesday work on revision that ensure conditions for energy agreement between Angola and Namibia.
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Ruling MPLA party MP Roberto de Almeida
Photo: Lino Guimaraes
Roberto de Almeida was speaking to journalists after visits aimed to assess the economic and social projects in municipality of Cuanhama, southern Cunene province.
The MP told the press that the initiative would allow the residents in Cunene to benefit more from power supply from Angolan-based dam, but whose sub-stations are based in Namibia,
He stressed the importance and need of a revision of existing agreement in benefit of the two peoples.
According to him, the need for revision of the agreement stems from the fact that the dam which ensures the operation of turbines is in Angolan side, whereas the power processing substations are based in Namibian.
The agreements date back to the colonial era, and were signed by Portuguese and South African governments.
The MP acknowledged existing of many unfinished works due to the lack of payments, which, according to him, need attention for their completion.
The Ruling MPLA party MPs are paying visit under their first parliamentary activity to province of Cunene.
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