Angola: Provinces of Benguela and Huíla to have international airports

31 October 2008

Luanda, Angola, 31 Oct – Angola is to have two more international airports in the future, which will be built in the provinces of Benguela and Huíla, Angola’s transport minister, Augusto Silva Tomás said in Luanda.

During the ceremony to present the new deputy sector ministers, Carla Ribeiro Leitão de Sousa and José João, the minister, without giving dates, noted that the two new airports would contribute to the economic development of the country’s interior.

The minister also spoke about a programme that aimed to acquire around 4,000 vehicles for inter-provincial and urban transport of people and goods.

Tomás noted that one of his objectives was to improve the internal organisation model of air, road, rail and sea transport across the country. (macauhub)