Government of Angola’s Bié province plans to pave 1,200 kilometres of roads

29 November 2012

The provincial government of Bié, in Angola, plans to asphalt 1,200 kilometres of secondary and tertiary roads to improve links between municipal capitals and the provincial capital, Cuito, according to Angolan news agency Angop.

Provincial governor Álvaro Boavida Neto told the agency that the government had sought to rebuild the main roads linking to the provincial capital, in order for people and goods to move more freely.

In Huíla province, in Matala municipality, more than 400 kilometres of secondary and tertiary roads are due to be renewed as of 2013, said municipal administrator Miguel Vicente.

Speaking to the Angolan news agency Vicente said that 120 kilometres were secondary roads in the municipal capital, which would be repaved and the remainder were tertiary roads.

The Matala municipality is 180 kilometres from the city of Lubango and has an estimated population of 222,000 people. (macauhub)