Govt announces reduced workforce in Luanda

  • A view of Luanda City
Luanda – Angolan Executive announced Saturday that public, private-sector workforce has been reduced from 75% to 50% for the province of Luanda, as from Monday, 10 May.

The decision was announced by minister of State and Head of the Civil Affairs’ Office to the President of Republic, Adão de Almeida.

 

Speaking at a press conference on the new prevention measures to halt Covid-19 pandemic, Adão de Almeida said that working hours remain in place in public sector, from 8 am to 3 pm and 6 am to 4 pm for private.

 

But other institutions will keep the workforce at 100 percent, according to the shifts created.

They include education, health, defence and public order forces, media, energy and water, ports and airports, bank branches and solid waste collection services.

Restrictions also include the closure of restaurants and other facilities in Luanda on weekends.

Still in Luanda province, the list include ban on leaving and entering Luanda without authorisation, with the exception of citizens on duty, duly accredited, merchants with goods and services, transporting patients or transferring corpses.

As for the remaining country’s 17 provinces, the minister said workforce will remain 75%.

 

Adão de Almeida said that the new measures are intended to halt the increase in positive cases in Angola, at a time the country reports the second variant of the disease.

 

 

The decision was announced by minister of State and Head of the Civil Affairs’ Office to the President of Republic, Adão de Almeida.

 

Speaking at a press conference on the new prevention measures to halt Covid-19 pandemic, Adão de Almeida said that working hours remain in place in public sector, from 8 am to 3 pm and 6 am to 4 pm for private.

 

But other institutions will keep the workforce at 100 percent, according to the shifts created.

They include education, health, defence and public order forces, media, energy and water, ports and airports, bank branches and solid waste collection services.

Restrictions also include the closure of restaurants and other facilities in Luanda on weekends.

Still in Luanda province, the list include ban on leaving and entering Luanda without authorisation, with the exception of citizens on duty, duly accredited, merchants with goods and services, transporting patients or transferring corpses.

As for the remaining country’s 17 provinces, the minister said workforce will remain 75%.

 

Adão de Almeida said that the new measures are intended to halt the increase in positive cases in Angola, at a time the country reports the second variant of the disease.