China and Angola sign six cooperation agreements

24 May 2011

Luanda, Angola, 24 May – Angola and China signed six cooperation agreements Monday in Luanda in a ceremony attended by the Angolan parliamentary leader, António Paulo Kassoma and china’s parliamentary leader, Wu Bangguo, Angolan news agency Angop reported.

One of the documents was signed by the government of Luanda province and the consortium made up of CITIC Construction Co., Ltd. and the Urban Planning and Design Academy, both from China, to draw up the inter-municipal plan for the municipal areas of Quilamba Quiaxi and Belas.

The Angolan secretary of state for Cooperation, Exalgina Olavo Gâmboa and the deputy Chinese trade minister, Fu Ziyng, signed an agreement for economic and technical cooperation and another document for china to donate 50 million yuan (around US$7.7 million).

Documents were also signed about donations from the Chinese government of equipment and materials to the anti-malaria centre and anti-malaria medication.

The director of the Angolan National Telecommunications Institute (Itel), Américo António dos Santos, and the vice president of telecommunications group ZTE, Zhang Renjun, signed a memorandum of understanding to donate equipment to a centre for staff training.

The president of the Permanent Commission of the People’s National Assembly of the People’s Republic of China, Wu Bangguo, left Angola Monday as part of a tour of several African countries. (macauhub)

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