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Tue, 30 Jul 2019 11:34 - Updated Tue, 30 Jul 2019 11:38

Owner and CEO of Rovos Rail Group expresses interest to invest in Angola

Huambo - The owner of the luxury train (Rovos Rail), the South African Rohan Vos expressed on Monday in central Huambo province, interest to invest in Angola.

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Speaking to the press, Rohan Vos, who also integrated the caravan of nearly 50 tourists of different nationalities promised to do everything so as to invite investors from South Africa to settle in Angola, as it is a land with a lot of potential.

On Monday Rohan Vos and other visitors left the city of Huambo aboard the tourist train of the South African company Rovos Rail,

However, he admitted that despite the armed conflict that plunged the country for roughly 30 years, it is visible the efforts, which have been undertaken by local authorities to make a new beginning for the nation.

 “I’ am very impressed with what I’ve seen, especially in Huambo province. Besides tourist potential I could see excellent and attracting cultural demonstrations, one of a kind, that when I arrive in South Africa the first thing I will impart to my fellow citizens is the wonder of Angola”, said the businessman , who intends to return to Angola by train in 2020. 

In line with that, Rohan Vos urged Angolan authorities to continue spreading and advertising the country’s agricultural and tourist potential, for people to get know it and attract more investors.

In her turn, the Netherland citizen Gerda Konijnenburg aged 82, said the new image of Angola confirms everything she read on newspapers and booklets that spoke of the country’s natural and cultural wealth, which is inhabited by humble and hospitable people, who despite the hardships they went through for several years they faces the futures with Great confidence.

The train, with tourists of various nationalities, departed on 14th July from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and will have as its final destination the port city of  Lobito, Benguela, as part of a trans-African train safari called “The Two oceans.

With ten luxury carriages with South African, USA, English, Swiss, Dutch, Australian and New Zealand tourists, the train passed through Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo before reaching Luau, on the Angolan border.

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