Luanda, Angola, 21 Nov – The new headquarters of the Angolan National Assembly, which is being built by Portuguese company Teixeira Duarte Engenharia, is expected to be finished in August 2013, Angolan news agency Angop.
The new building, located in the Kinanga neighbourhood, in Samba, Luanda, at a cost of US$185 million, is part of a complex made up of three buildings and two car parks for 503 vehicles.
The complex will have an area of 35,867 square metres of offices, 11,341 square metres for the assembly and 3,191 square metres of service areas.
The project, which is called the Political and Administrative centre of Luanda (CPA), next to the Agostinho Neto Cultural Centre, began in May 2010 and will be concluded in 2013.
Around 1,500 workers are involved in the construction work of which 1,150 are Angola and the remainder Portuguese.
The Portuguese Prime Minister, Pedro Passos Coelho visited the building site last week during his official visit to Angola. (macauhub)