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Thu, 02 May 2019 11:32 - Updated Thu, 02 May 2019 11:31

Ministry of Fisheries unveils Euro1.2 mln fish cool store in Uíge

Uíge - A cold store worth Euro 1.2 million designed for storage of fish was inaugurated Wednesday in the capital of the northern Uige

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Minister of fisheries and sea, Maria Antonieta Josefa Sabina Baptista

Photo: Francisco Miúdo

The infrastructure, with capacity to store 400 tonnes of fish, was unveiled by minister of Fisheris and Sea, Maria Antonieta Baptista, to mark the International Workers’ Day, May 1st.

The project is part of investment by the Angolan private firm Crisgunza  aimed to restructure the fish trade process in that region of the country. 

The inauguration of the infrastructure generates 20 new direct jobs for the northern Uige province’s 16 municipalities.

The minister of Fisheries and Sea has been in Uige province since Tuesday to assess the local sector.

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