9 December 2012

Angola: Vice President Back From Tanzania

Luanda — The Angolan vice president, Manuel Vicente, returned to Luanda on Sunday afternoon from the United Republic of Tanzania, where he attended the Extraordinary Summit of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) held in Dar-Es-Salaam.

While in Dar-Es-Salaam, Manuel Vicente, who represented the Angolan head of State, was received in audience by the local president, Jakava Kikwete, to whom he delivered a message from José Eduardo dos Santos.

The vice president also attended the main event of the celebrations of the 51first anniversary of Tanzania, held in Dar-Es-Salaam, presided over by president Jakaya Kikwete.

On arrival at Luanda "4 de Fevereiro" International, the vice president was welcomed by the secretary of State for Cooperation, Ângela Bragança, the Luanda governor and members of his office.

The SADC comprises 15 countries. They are Angola, South Africa, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar (currently suspended), Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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