Collection of telecommunications legislation launched in Angola

12 August 2015

The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies is due Thursday in Luanda to launch a collection of Angolan legislation on electronic communications, according to a recent press release.

The collection aims to publicise the laws on the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector and raise awareness of the rights of and duties to consumers, end-users and key stakeholders in the communications market.

After the launch ceremony there will be a lecture on the Law of Electronic Communications and the Information Society, the Personal Data Protection Act and Regulation of Technologies and the Information Society.

The launch of the book will be attended by the Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technologies, José Carvalho da Rocha, the Secretary of State for Telecommunications, Aristides Safeca, national directors, technicians and representatives of the industry.

Last July, the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies held a national meeting to prepare the creation of technology-focused departments within ministries to promote modernisation and innovation of Public Administration services. (macauhub/AO)