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Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:00 - Updated Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:00

Customs warehouse bets on staple food supply

Luanda - The Angolan Customs Warehouse CEO, Ludgério Peliganga said that the institution is committed to guaranteeing the staple food to the population at fair prices through the acquisition of domestic products.

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The official, who did not advance the volume of available stock, said only that demand is greater than supply and counts on the participation of all private operators.

Ludgério Peliganga told journalists after the donation of 63 tons of diverse food to support drought-stricken populations in southern Angola.

On the occasion, he also stressed that the initiative falls within the scope of social responsibility.

Regarding the commercial agents' complaints about the lack of favorable responses to letters of credit for importation, Ludgério Peliganga stated that there has been a meeting with commercial bank managers to solve this problem.

On the other hand, as part of the donation of food to support drought-affected southern Angola, Cunene province representative Sidónio Domingos António said that the Central Government will rebuild dams and drill boreholes to counteract drought that plagues the south side of the country.

The Ministry of Commerce Wednesday collected 104 tons of food to support drought-stricken populations in southern Cunene province through the donation made by the Angolan Customs Warehouse, Zahara Group, Deskontão, Kero, Noble Group and Nossa Casa supermarkets.

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