Angola: National Water Plan Approved

Luanda – The National Water Plan (NAP), which defines, among other things, the guidelines and strategies related to the management of water resources, was approved on Wednesday in Luanda during the 1st Ordinary Session of the Council of Ministers (CM).

According to the communique issued at the end of the meeting, led by the Angolan Head of State, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, the project defines the planning scenarios and the short, medium and long term measures and actions for the water cluster in Angola.

On the other hand, in the field of public administration, labor and social security, the Council of Ministers approved the paradigm of labor contracts that aim to update the aforementioned model of labor contract, in accordance with the principles established in the new General Labor Law.

According to the press release, it also approved the legal regime for the exercise of professional activity of the foreign worker in the country and the activity of temporary transfer of workers, document establishing the legal regime of temporary transfer of workers, as well as the activity of companies and their contractual relations with workers and users.

Also in the framework of public administration, work and social security, the CM approved the lists of works prohibited and conditioned to women and minors.

In order to enable the national statistical system to become more operational and efficient, by providing the State with a solid and objective basis for official statistical information, monitoring its implementation and determining its efficiency, was approved the Regulation of official statistical activity and the direct and coercive collection of statistical data and the regulation of statistical transgressions of the national statistical system.

Source: Angola Press News Agency