Angola: Over one million users flock to digital libraries in five years

Luanda – At least more than 1.5 million people have been using the five digital libraries all over the country in the last five years.

This was said to Angop on Wednesday at Luanda’s 04 de Fevereiro by the Secretary of State for Communication and information Technologies, Pedro SebastiAPound o Teta.

According to the official, who is also the coordinator of the Angolan Digital Libraries Network (REMA), the project can be considered a success.

To him, the Ministry of Science and Technology is equipping these facilities with varied means, which allows spreading the knowledge and enabling the people to learn by availing easy access to knowledge generated worldwide.

Without providing further details, the official said more than three African countries have also requested the implementation of this project in their territories.

The first three digital libraries had been unveiled in August 2012, by the Angolan President, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, in the provinces of Luanda, Benguela and Huila, shortly after in December the inauguration of Soyo digital library by the vice-president, Manuel Domingos Vicente.

Source: Angola Press News Agency