Luanda — The Angolan ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt, Hendrick Vaal Neto, Saturday in Cairo, received the special envoy of Egyptian president, Housni Moubarak, Kamal C. Omar, from whom he got congratulation for the 31st anniversary of National Independence being celebrated Saturday (today).
The Angolan diplomat said that it has been a routine by the Egyptian head of state to send an envoy of the North African country's presidency of Republic, conveying a message of congratulation, when some diplomatic representatives, to his country, celebrate their national holiday.
The Egyptian envoy, Kamal Omar, transmitted to the Angolan diplomat the will of his country's authorities to strengthen bilateral cooperation as well as the relations between the two states and their respective peoples.
He recalled that Egypt and Angola are two powers in Africa, although geographically separated but politically are closed together as they have the same goals, adding that Angola plays a leading role on the continent and the strengthening of relations between the two countries should deserve attention by both governments and states.
Hendrich Vaal Neto conveyed the will of Angola and president, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, in strengthening and boosting more and more the relations in different domains of socio-economic and political life.