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Malanje: Japan invests USD 20 million in demining project in Angola

Malanje - Japan annually invests about USD 20 million aimed for the reinforcement the ongoing demining project in Angola, announced in the northern Malanje province.

This was said to Angop by the Japanese ambassador to Angola, Kuniaki Ito, at the end of the visit he paid to demined fields of Carreira de Tiro wasrds and Camatende locality.

He also expressed his satisfaction at the pace of national progamme, taking into account that the fund released by Japan is being well managed.

Kiniaki Ito said that the demined areas will serve for the implementation of several structuring projects in many fields, thus contributing to improve the people’s living standards.

On the occasion, the deputy governor for Political and Social Issues of Malanje, Manuel Campos, called on the Japanese government continuous support on demining actions, as it an important partner of the Angolan government.

According to him, the demining programme has permitted the free and safe movement of the community, as well as the practice of agriculture in several areas free from landmines.