A total of 432,701 rural area inhabitants around the country gained access to drinking water in 2013, as a result of the implementation of the Water for All project that reached a 57% coverage rate in the period in respect.
The information was released Thursday in Luanda by the secretary of State for Water, Luís Filipe da Silva.
The official was speaking on the fringes of the 9th Meeting of Assessment of the Water for All project.
Luis Filipe da Silva stated that the project is increasing and improving the quality of drinking water in the rural areas of the country.
He said the implementation of the project is going smoothly in the provinces, municipalities, communes and villages around Angola.
According to him, 466 water boreholes were drilled and 167 small supplying systems have been installed.
The Water for All project is an Angolan Government’s initiative being implemented by the Ministry of Energy and Water. It started in 2007 to go until 2017. Currently, more than four million rural area inhabitants have access to drinking water.