An inauguration ceremony was held for the Luhongo satellite city infrastructure and housing project on December 13th , 2019. Carolina Cerqueira, Minister of State for Social Area of Angola, presided over the ceremony and inaugrated the project. Ana Paula, Minister of Education, Rui Falcão, Governor of Benguela, Joaquim Silvestre António, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Territory Planning and Housing and Li Zhengquan, Vice President of CITIC Construction were present at the ceremony.
Carolina, after listenging to relevant briefing on the new city project, handed over the keys to the first four residents of the new city, and inaugrated the hospital and school in the new city. Speaking highly of this project, Carolina commended the project as it serves as a model of social housing projects in Angola. She also thanked CITIC Construction on behalf of the Angolan government for its outstanding contributions to the urbanization in Angola over the past decade, which demonstrates CITIC Construction’s demeanor as an internationally renowned contractor. While, Li Zhengquan thanked the Minister of State for her affirmation of CITIC Construction, adding that CITIC Construction will continue to be a reliable partner of the Angolan government in the future development of Angola.