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Filipe Nyusi - President of Mozambique
The PR report, as usual, extended to several national sectors; thus pointing out the advances, challenges and perspectives of them. About 289 buses were acquired in road transport. “Our plan is to buy a thousand buses by the end of the five-year period. With the new buses we have improved the mobility and travel time of Maputo to various parts of the country, in connection with the private sector. “
Nyusi pointed out that new high-quality vessels were acquired in maritime transport and two new airlines entered the civil aviation sector, which gradually reduced the shortage and promoted national tourism.
“We launched the first work at Xai-Xai Airport and more than 50 new locations were covered by mobile telephone. It is important to note that we have the first annual biometric test. ” Apart from this, there have been enlargements of social welfare services in this sector and “we are aware that we can do even more,” said Nyusi.
For Nyusi sports is an axis that puts the country on the world map. Prizes obtained by teams of jump rope, basketball and canoeing, deserved prominence.
“2018 was the best sporting year ever”, also highlighting the financial support of international institutions to various national sports organisations said Nyusi.
Cereal production in mass compared to the previous year. 3.2 million cereals in recent years, growth in the bet of cash crops, the growth of cashew exports (over 100%), the construction of cashew processing plants and the production of about 65 thousand tons of cotton which represents an increase of 56 percent, dominated the prism of agriculture.
Rural development was accompanied by a mini-presentation of the Sustenta Program, an initiative that, according to the president, will be implemented in all provinces of the country in 2019. “This project has already benefited 30,000 people this year. We had a breakthrough in the ‘One District, One Bank’ project, which shows that rural banking is already effective. “
“We mobilized around one billion dollars for the conservation and tourism sector and we continue to focus on artistic and vocational education throughout the country. The celebration of 200 years of the Island of Mozambique was one of the important cultural points. It is important to note that the field of the arts has had several awards. “
Roads and bridges were seen by the president as being indispensable areas in the country’s connection and accelerating its development. Bridges rehabilitated roads were pointed out by Nyusi as a great advance which, above all, “benefits several localities, projecting the integrated rural development program on track.”
The electrification of various parts of the country that depended on neighbouring countries and the opening of electrification centers marked the energy subheading. The opening of a granite processing unit in Chimoio and the vacancies that it opens have received special attention from Nyusi.
“For 2019, we idealize materializing the housing axis of the five-year program. We will have the partnership of the private sector. We have built many houses, but it is still very little. “Source: O País