Around 7,000 kilometres of roads rebuilt in Angola since 2002

10 October 2011

Luanda, Angola, 10 Oct – Since 2002 the Angolan Roads Institute (INEA) has rebuilt 6,500 kilometres of the 25,000 kilometres of the country’s secondary and tertiary roads as part of a programme to rebuild road facilities destroyed during the civil war, the coordinator of the institute’s Management Commission announced.

Molares d’Abril told Angolan public television, TPA, that by 2013 the target of 14 to 16,000 kilometres of rebuilt roads would be achieved.

In Zaire province  with 1,606 kilometres of roads  214 kilometres of roads are at the concluding stage of total rebuilding.

In Moxico province, the National Moxico/Luau 180 road, work on which had been halted, will begin again in 2012.

Angola’s Road Refurbishment Programmes was drawn up in 2004 by the Government with the aim of rebuilding the country’s paved road network. (macauhub)