13 November 2012

Angolan Ambassador Values Relationship With Congo

Brazzaville — The Angolan ambassador to Congo, Pedro Fernando Mavunza, reiterated in Brazzaville the excellence of the bilateral relations between both countries, which keep getting strengthened in the framework of the regional integration.

In his brief intervention during the reception he organised in his official residence, in the ambit of the celebrations of Angola's 37th independence anniversary, Pedro Mavunza stressed that the relationship between both countries dates back to the time of liberation struggle against colonialism and it is getting strengthened more and more, in the framework of the regional and continental integration.

He highlighted the role played by the Congo, its government and people in the victory achieved by the Angolan people with theascension to independence on 11 November 1975.

Angola and Congo, he said, have been holding regular concert meetings in the framework of bilateral concerns and multifaceted co-operation, besides harmonizing their positions on important matters at regional, continental and international evels.

He remembered the recent visit paid by the Angolan Foreign Affairs minister, Georges Rebelo Pinto Chicoti, to this country, during which the Foreign minister held a work meeting with his Congolese counterpart, Basile Ikouébé.

The reception was attended by the Congolese minister of Culture and Arts, Jean-Claude Ngakosso, in representation of the government of Congo, other local personalities, as well as heads of diplomatic and consular offices and representatives of international organisations accredited in Congo.

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