Angola recovers 1,000 kilometres of roads in 2014

28 November 2014

Over 1,100 kilometres of primary roads were built or rebuilt in Angola this year, the National Director of the Office of Planning of the Ministry of Construction, said Thursday in Luanda.

Carlos Santos said the ministry had planned to build and/or rebuild 3,500 kilometres of the primary road network but due to financial constraints was only able to work on 215 kilometres in the first quarter, 258 kilometres in the second quarter, 299 kilometres in the third and 342 kilometres in the fourth quarter.

Cited by Angolan news agency Angop, Santos also said that 646 kilometres of secondary roads were also built or rebuilt and 703 kilometres of the tertiary network of roads.

Presenting the annual statement for the sector at the II Advisory Council of the Ministry of Construction, to be held Thursday and Friday in the town of Catete, Santos said that 10 public buildings had also been built or rebuilt and that refurbishment work was conducted on two airports. (macauhub/AO)