Over Kz one billion spent on construction of four prisons

Ndalatando - The Angolan Government plans this year to invest 1.3 billion kwanzas in the construction of four prisons in the municipalities of Cacongo (Cabinda), Moxico (Moxico), Caçosso (Kwanza Sul) and Cuquema (Bié).

The information was given to the press Wednesday by the Interior Ministry's director for infrastructures and equipment, commissioner Carlos Albino, adding that the infrastructures will have capacity to house 1,200 prisoners each and will contribute to the decongestion of the country's prisons.

According to the senior National Police officer, who was speaking at the inauguration of the new Ministry of Interior building in Cuanza Norte, the government also plans to build four fire stations across the country and 22 integrated municipal commands.

At the event, the governor of Cuanza Norte, Adriano Mendes de Carvalho, said that the government would continue to work to improve proximity policing and increase the working conditions of its staff.

The ceremony was presided over by the Interior Minister, Eugénio Laborinho, who also laid the first stone for the construction of integrated services of the sector in the municipalities of Cambambe and Cazengo.

The information was given to the press Wednesday by the Interior Ministry's director for infrastructures and equipment, commissioner Carlos Albino, adding that the infrastructures will have capacity to house 1,200 prisoners each and will contribute to the decongestion of the country's prisons.

According to the senior National Police officer, who was speaking at the inauguration of the new Ministry of Interior building in Cuanza Norte, the government also plans to build four fire stations across the country and 22 integrated municipal commands.

At the event, the governor of Cuanza Norte, Adriano Mendes de Carvalho, said that the government would continue to work to improve proximity policing and increase the working conditions of its staff.

The ceremony was presided over by the Interior Minister, Eugénio Laborinho, who also laid the first stone for the construction of integrated services of the sector in the municipalities of Cambambe and Cazengo.