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Minister of Former Combatants ensures improvement of social conditions

Thu, 17 May 2018 08:39 - Society

Sumbe - The Minister of Former Combatants and Veterans of the Homeland, João Ernesto dos Santos Liberdade, Wednesday in Sumbe, Cuanza Sul province, assured that his ministry will work in order to improve the social conditions of those assisted.

  • João Ernesto dos Santos, Minister of Former Combatants

Speaking to the press, at the end of the meeting with former combatants and members of the civil society, he added that they will continue to work together with the provincial directorate in order to improve the social conditions of those assisted in terms of housing, agricultural, fishing and the monthly payment of pension.

The official explained that the visit to the province of Cuanza Sul aims to launch the public consultations on the revision of the law 13/02 of the Former Combatant and War Cripples, to allow future presentation of a concrete proposal to the Executive regarding matters related to the pension which does not cover the needs of the assisted.

During his 24-hour visit to the province, the minister also held a meeting with the provincial governor, Eusebio de Brito Teixeira, visited the municipalities of Sumbe, Amboim and Seles, where he learned about agricultural projects, the orthopedic center of the provincial cooperatives of transport and fisheries, among others.