Janira Hopffer Almada argues that is not the best time to privatize Cabo Verde Handling

Praia, Mar 25 (Inforpress) – The president of the African Independence Party of Cabo Verde (PAICV-opposition party) defended, in Praia, that it is not the best time to privatize Cabo Verde Handling, as announced, this Monday 23th, by the Government.

For Janira Hopffer Almada, who was speaking to the press, after a meeting with the Direction of the Sotavento Chamber of Commerce (CCS), this is not the time to do the privatization of companies, especially the airlines and related companies that go through “large difficulties” of operation.

“I call on the Government to immediately suspend the privatization process of Cabo Verde Handling, to be analyzed and discussed at another time, with serenity, responsibility and listening to society and guaranteeing the preservation of the nation’s superior interests,” she urged.

He added that at this point everyone should be focused on the struggle that the country has to fight to overcome this pandemic (Covid-19), in order to protect Cabo Verdeans and ensure that people do not go into unemployment. “Therefore, there is a clear appeal to the Government to immediately suspend the privatization process of Cape Verde Handling, because we understand that this is not the time to be privatizing companies”, she underlined.

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