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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:49 - Updated Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:49

Lubango's integrated infrastructures deal signed

Luanda - The deal for the construction of the integrated infrastructures in Lubango city, southern Huíla province, was signed Tuesday here.

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Huíla: A view of Lubango city

Photo: Morais Silva

This was during a ceremony witnessed by the ministers of Urbanisation and Housing and Finance, Branca do Espírito Santo and Archer Mangueira, respectively.

The project estimated to cost Usd 212.6 million will be built in 36 months time by a contractor consortium.

The deal was signed for the State by the national director of Urban Infrastructures of the Ministry of Urbanisation and Housing, Fernando Francisco, and Carlos Alberto Loureiro Alves and Silvestre Tulumba Kapose, representing the consortium.

The event was also witnessed by Huíla governor, João Marcelino Typinge, and the secretary of State for Urbanisation, Nhanga Kalunga de Assunção.

Angop learned that the whole project comprises 100 kilometres of integrated infrastructures that include roads, social facilities, water supplying systems, facelift of leisure facilities and others.

Under the said integrated infrastructures project, 31 roads, most of which in Lubango’s urban areas, will be repaired, it was said.

With an area of 3,140 square kilometres, Lubango municipality was designed to accommodate 50,000 inhabitants, against the present 766,249, according to data from the 2014 census.

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