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Wed, 08 Jan 2020 18:47 - Updated Wed, 08 Jan 2020 20:04

Finance minister bets on public finance consolidation

Luanda - Finance Minister Vera Daves said today in Luanda that she will continue to focus on consolidating public finances through proper taxation and expenditure management.

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Vera Daves, Finance minister

Photo: Gaspar dos Santos

The focus of the finance sector should be on consolidating revenues, taxing more and better, as well as spending, if possible spending less, she said when she was speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the ministry's new national directors.

Addressing the newly sworn in officials, she urged them to devote themselves to the tasks assigned to them so that the results can have a positive impact on the lives of the population.

For National Director of the State General Budget was sworn in Eliana Maria dos Santos, while Aldemir Valter Aiumba took office as head of department of human resources and services of information technology and communication of public finance.

António Pedro António will head the governance department of public finance information and communication technologies, Anacleto Prego takes over the department for international organizations from the exchange office.

They were also sworn in the fiscal council of the National Agency for the Okavango Region (ANAGERO) David Jacinto (chairman) and Adao Francisco and Sóstenes Candeia, as members. Sebastião Joaquim took office as chairman of the fiscal council of the Luanda Railways, while Adelina de Sousa and Lourenço Pina Júnior are members.

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