Angola: Singapore interested in aviation cooperation and training

1 April 2008

Luanda, Angola, 1 April – The Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister, Zainul Abin Asheedr, said Monday in Luanda his country was interested in boosting and consolidating relations with Angola, with particular focus on the sectors of civil aviation, information technology and staff training.

According to Angolan news agency Angop, Asheedr, who has been in Luanda since Saturday for a three-day working visit, also said that Singapore was interested in investing in the oil and gas sectors in Angola.

Singapore is a small island in southeast Asia. It has a tropical climate and a multicultural population of 3.6 million (2000), with 76 percent of Chinese descent, 15 percent of Malaysian descent and 6 percent of Indian descent.

It covers an area of 641 square kilometres, a population density of 5,616.22 people per square kilometre and a 100 percent urban population. (macauhub)