Nine Angolan ministers prepare Angola/China investment forum

6 October 2016

A committee headed by the Minister and Chief of Staff of the President of the Republic of Angola and another eight ministers is preparing the Angola/China investment forum to be held this year in Luanda, according to a presidential order.

The order also states that the commission will have to organise a meeting with Chinese counterparts, including the meeting’s agenda, among other missions, according to Portuguese news agency Lusa.

In addition to the Minister and Chief of Staff of the President, Manuel da Cruz Neto, the commission includes the ministers of Finance, Interior, Planning and Territorial Development, Economy, Industry, Energy and Water, Transport and Trade, as well as the governor the National Bank of Angola and other government officials linked to attracting private investment.

The Angola/China investment forum aims to “enhance the development of synergies for the promotion of business partnerships and investments between businesspeople from both countries,” the document said.

The Chinese embassy in Angola recently reported there were “several dozen Chinese companies” that have signed up to participate in the event. (macauhub)