Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:41 - Updated Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:40
Angola: UNICEF reiterates support for early childhood development
Luanda - United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) will continue to support the Angolan Government in terms of implementation of the National Early Childhood Development Programme, as part of the expansion of strategy for the social equipment.
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Unicef Repesentative in Angola, Abubacar Sultan
Photo: Lino Guimaraes
The fact was reiterated Monday in Luanda by the UNICEF representative in Angola, Abubacar Sultan.
The official was speaking at the opening of the 2017 School Year in the Pre-School Education Subsystem in Children's Centres.
Abubacar Sultan defended permanent attention and special care for children to grow and develop in a harmonious way.
"Children should deserve health care, adequate nutrition, love and protection as well as a safe environment," he added.
According to him, effort is needed from parents, guardians and everyone around the child in order to ensure these achievements.
In her turn, Luanda's Deputy Governor for Social and Political Affairs, Juvelina Imperial, thanked the Social Welfare Ministry for choosing the country's capital to open the event, held for the first time in Angola.
Luanda Government will open this year two more children centres to house the kids, including those from surrounding areas, the official noted.
The intention is meet the 11 commitments to the children, she added.
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