26 November 2012

Angola: National Day Represents Recognition of Elderly in Society

Luanda — Angolan minister of Social Welfare, João Baptista Kussumua, Monday in Luanda said that the creation of the National Elderly

Day (November 30) represents the recognition of an important and outstanding role played by the old people in society.

The official said so at the opening ceremony of the workshop to train journalists with the theme "The inclusion of the aging issues in the Media".

The government minister also highlighted the contribution of the elderly to the growth and development of the Nation.

According to him, the old people are the bearer of the history of the people, communities as well as connect the past, present and future.

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