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Mon, 18 Apr 2011 16:37 - Updated Mon, 18 Apr 2011 16:36

Youth Ministry warns on alcohol use


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Benguela – The Angola Ministry of Youth and Sports will promote at the end of the current month throughout the country, an awareness campaign on the use and abuse of alcohol and drugs.

The information was given exclusively to ANGOP, at the weekend in Benguela by the deputy minister of Youth and Sports, Albino da Conceição.

He informed that the event is part of celebrations of Angolan National Youth Day, marked on April 14, and aims to combat excessive use of alcohol and drugs in young people at the country level.

The official advanced that the excessive use of this kind of drugs in youth is a situation that is worrying the government, which is working in order to banish this evil.