Angolan government to build passenger terminals along country’s coast

22 November 2010

Luanda, Angola, 22 Nov – Eight sea transport passenger terminals are planned to be built along the coast of Luanda province, the Angolan Transport Minister, Augusto Silva Tomás said in Luanda Friday.

Speaking in parliament as part of the debate on the General State Budget for 2011 the minister pointed to the area of the Slavery Museum, Panguila, and Benfica, in Samba municipality, and Cacuaco as some of the places where passenger transport terminals would be built.

He also said that the initiative would be extended to the provinces of Cabinda, Zaire (Noqui amd Soyo), Benguela and Namibe.

Taking into consideration the difficulties the population of Kuando Kubango faces in using road transport and making use of the numerous rivers in the region, the minister said, eight vessels would be acquired for inter-provincial and municipal transport. (macauhub)