Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:35 - Updated Thu, 10 Aug 2017 14:45
Election2017: Ruling party defends municipalisation of services
Luanda - The municipalisation of services and implementation of the local power will be priorities in the ruling MPLA party?s Governing programme, should it win the forthcoming 23 August general election.
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Ruling MPLA party presidential candidate João Lourenço
Photo: Francisco Miudo
This was said by the ruling MPLA party during a State-run Televisão Pública de Angola broadcasting under the ongoing electoral campaign that started on 23 July this year .
According to the ruling party, with the decentralisation and deconcentration the living of the communities will improve.
In his message, MPLA says the local power will pay greater attention to the services of education, health, medical assistance, social protection, power, electricity and others.
The implementation of the local power and holding of local elections to turn the municipalities into the source of development was also defended during the television presentation.
A general election will be held on 23 August this year, with the participation of six contesting political parties. They are the ruling MPLA and opposition UNITA, PRS, FNLA, APN and CASA-CE coalition.
An electoral campaign is currently underway in the country ahead of the general election for which 9.3 million voters have registered.
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