24 November 2012

Angola: Country and Brazil to Cooperate in Training of Personnel

Luanda — Angola and Brazil signed a two-year cooperation protocol in the field of training of personnel, scholarship and infrastructures, Angop learned Saturday in Luanda.

The information was released by the national director for sports, Raimundo Ricardo.

The official was speaking after a visit to Brazil by an Angolan delegation on November 12, led by the Angolan minister of Sports, Gonçalves Muandumba, as part of efforts to strengthen relations between the two countries of the Portuguese Speaking Community.

Minister Gonçalves Muandumba (Angola) and Aldo Rabelo (Brazil) also signed a protocol in the framework of voluntarism, under which the former will send staff to the latter for volunteer works during the world football championship of 2014, Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2016.

Raimundo Ricardo said the parties will define the criteria for selection of the volunteers for the three events in Brazil, based on a list of 1000 people designed by the Ministry of Youth and Sports on the occasion of the African Football Cup of Nations Angola hosted in 2010.

During the stay in Brazil, the Angolan delegation was invited to visit leisure, youth and sports infrastructures.

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