PM calls for science, tech in sustainable resource use
GOVERNMENTBy BiztechAfrica - Aug. 26, 2012, 11:01 a.m.
Mozambique’s Prime Minister, Aires Ali, has urged institutions of research and education to focus on the sustainable use of natural resources.
Ali said at the Decima Science and Technology conference that the country had recorded the discovery of important resources such as coal and natural gas, with high growth potential of the economy and improving the quality of life of Mozambicans.
But only through scientific and technological knowledge can we ensure that these resources are exploited sustainably to the benefit of all Mozambicans, he said.
He noted that the government believed in the developmental power of scient, technology and innovation, and had therefore established various programmes to support their use for development.
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