"The budget will be unique. With the situation we are experiencing, there will be an even greater cut, but there will be negotiations and we will see what can be done," Adjany Costa told reporters after the formal passing of the minister's portfolio of outgoing Tourism, Ângela Bragança for the new Minister of Culture, Tourism and Environment.
"There are three giant, universal sectors that are now going to work together, so the budget will be reduced," he said.
The priorities will therefore be to "organic restructuring" and "identifying common objectives. As the budget will be unique and will be limited, a mechanism must be created for the three sectors to develop simultaneously and in balance", he stressed .
In the area of Tourism, Adjany Costa defended that domestic tourism is the first step to "establish a robust industry and then create an external market", emphasizing that "as an Angolan, we would all like to know more about our country and we are the key to this".
Adjany Costa will work with her predecessors in the Environment and Culture portfolios, Paula Coelho and Maria da Piedade de Jesus, who are the new state secretaries for the respective areas.
As for Ângela Bragança, she was available to collaborate with her successor to "make tourism stronger". "I don't consider myself a stone outside (...) Angela is always with you to work," he said.
Adjany Costa added that he will have a Secretary of State for Tourism, but he has not yet been appointed.
Upon taking over the portfolios, the new minister declared her commitment and commitment to the position, hoping to be able to "count on the living encyclopedias" that were in the sector previously and combine the experience "with the innovative spirit of Angolan youth" to create "a level of excellence for Tourism based on the integrity and protection of ecosystems ".