Angolan government to invest US$1.25 billion in water supply systems

6 December 2012

The Angolan government in 2013 plans to spend over 120 billion kwanzas (US$1.25 billion) on improving drinking water supply and in the provinces of Huíla, Huambo, Bié, Cuanza Norte, Malanje, Moxico and Lunda Sul, the national director for Water said.

Cited by Angolan news agency Angop, Lucrécio Costa said that the programme would be funded by a credit line from the World Bank.

He said that the funding would be used to build water treatment facilities in the provinces, to refurbish the distribution network and to carry out work on domestic systems. (macauhub)