Rio de Janeiro - Angola will reaffirm its commitment to sustainable growth in different fields during the “Rio+20” Summit of Heads of State and Government on sustainable development, set from 20 to 22 June in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, said the Angolan minister of
Fátima Jardim was speaking to reporters at the end of a meeting of technical group taking part in the activities planned on the sidelines of Rio+20 summit.
According to the Cabinet minister, Angola always attended the summits on sustainable development at planet level.
The government minister added that 10 years after the achievement of peace the country enjoys a new political moment which ensure its contribution to the world's wellbeing during the event.
The official stressed a sustainable economy in which the natural resources in different countries contribute to the welfare and progress, no matter whether the economy is green, blue or white.
Fátima Jardim said that Angola has as mascots Maiombe cross-border programmes for the protection of tropical forests, protection of biodiversity and promotion of bio-diversity and development of Okavango-Zambezi, involving five countries of the Southern Africa and the
rediscovery of the sable antelope.
Under the Portuguese-speaking Countries Community (CPLP) Angola supports Brazil's efforts for the success of the summit on sustainable development, despite the absence of some world powers.
The Angolan delegation at the event integrates the State Secretaries of Foreign Affairs for Cooperation, Exalgina Gâmboa, Agriculture, Amaro Tati, and Energy and Water, Luís Filipe.
The Angolan ambassadors to Brazil, Nelson Cosme, and to Tanzania, representation of the country in the UN Environment Programme, Ambrósio Lukoki, and experts of various ministries and NGOs are also in Rio de Janeiro to take part in the activity of summit,
sponsored by United Nations.