Japanese government to fund professional training in Angola

31 August 2010

Luanda, Angola, 31 Aug – The Japanese government plans to provide 844 million yen (US$10 million) for the refurbishment and modernisation of the Viana Professional Training Centre for Construction, under the terms of a document signed Monday in Luanda.

The document was signed by the secretary of state for cooperation, Exalgina Gâmboa, and by the Japanese ambassador to Angola, Kazuhiko Koshikawa, and the funding is aimed at refurbishing and modernising the building where the training centre is housed and to provide it with modern equipment.

According to Angolan news agency Angop, it was also announced that Japan remained available to cooperate with Angola in the area of training human resources, as the country considers them vital to drive industrial development. (macauhub)