6 December 2012

Angola: MPLA in Luanda Celebrates Party's Anniversary With Political Act in Catete

Luanda — The ruling MPLA party provincial committee of Luanda will organise on Saturday, December 8, a politico-cultural act in Catete commune, Icolo e Bengo Municipality, as part of the celebration programme of the party's 56th anniversary, to be marked on December 10.

A press release of the party sent Thursday to ANGOP states that the act will happen before the inauguration of offices for the municipal committee of Icolo and Bengo.

The document adds that the date will be marked on Monday with a gala at Belas Conference Centre, in Samba district.

The ruling MPLA party, which governs Angola since Independence from Portugal on 11 November 1975, was founded on 10 December 1956. It started as a movement fighting for the decolonization of the country.

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