President João Lourenço of Angola attended the unveiling ceremony of New City of Praia of the RED Project undertaken by CITIC Construction in Namibe on February 1, 2018.
Minister of Territorial Planning and Housing Anna Paulo, Governor of Namibe Province Carlos da Rocha Cruz, President of Imogestin S.A. Rui Cruz, Assistant President of CITIC Construction Peng Ming and Secretary of the Party Committee of Africa Division Wang Heren attended the relevant activities upon invitation.
Local people were dancing and singing upon President João Lourenço’s arrival. Mr. President unveiled the monument of the New City of Praia in person and opened the Champagne symbolizing prosperity and happiness. Minister Anna Paulo introduced the overall situation of the New City of Praia to the President, guests and citizens. Governor Carlos da Rocha Cruz introduced the initial plan of house selling and prices of various households to the President, who expressed appreciation over it. Afterwards, President João Lourenço handed over the keys to the representatives of the first batch of residents in person. The President and others also went to primary and middle schools of the New City of Praia, gifted books and stationery to students, and visited teachers’ offices, classrooms, laboratories and gyms.
It is another event of great significance after the key handover ceremony of Abril plot of the RED Project in Namibe on January 25, 2018.