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Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:59 - Updated Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:59

Angolan fishing sector to have Chinese support

Luanda - Angola and China are due to sign a memorandum of understanding in the coming days, with a view to assisting and boosting the fishing sector of this south-western African country, said on Thursday the incumbent minister, Maria Antonieta Baptista.

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The Angolan official, who was speaking to the press at the end of a visit of a Chinese entrepreneurial delegation, said the support, which will also include financial aid, is expected to boost the fishing activity in the country.

According to the minister, the Chinese delegation intends to provide financial aid to the country, for the execution of projects relating to the catching of sea and river products for industrialization as well as the development of the business sector.

The Chinese delegation, who is in Angola to survey the agriculture and fisheries sectors, intends to identify and assess the current state of the projects being undertaken under the bilateral cooperation between the two nations.

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