Angola formalises its intention to join the EITI

The Angolan Government has formally notified the EITI of its intention to join the 54 countries already implementing the EITI Standard. In a letter to the EITI Board Chair, dated 14 September 2020, the Minister of Mineral, Oil and Gas Resources, Diamantino Pedro Azevedo, outlined steps already taken towards EITI implementation. These include signature of Presidential Order 117/20, appointing the Minister to the role of President of the National Coordination Committee of the EITI, and a public statement announcing the Government’s commitment to joining the initiative.

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