21 December 2012

Angola: Parliament Speaker for Strengthened Cooperation and Internal Coordination

Luanda — The Speaker of the National Assembly, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos Friday in Luanda defended the strengthening of cooperation and internal coordination with a view to ensuring the effective relationship with other external organs.

The speaker said so during the year-end greetings ceremony, presented by MPs, parliamentary officials and agents.

In his speech, Fernando da Piedade dos Santos said that the main Parliament's tasks include legislating, monitoring and supervising the activities of the Executive.

He stressed the need of continuing to excel to what is positive.

On the other hand, the leader of the National Assembly considered important to avoid too much bureaucratisation, but find resourceful ways and practices so that this cooperation can make the Parliament to be more efficient and effective.

The Speaker also stressed the importance of working hard so as to help the State to tackle the people's pressing issues.

He said that this will contribute positively so that Angola is a respected country not only in the region but in the context of the nations.

According to Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, the coming year will not be easy, despite expressing conviction about the success.

In his address, the Parliament Speaker also said that the beginning of 2013 will be marked by the approval of State Budget.

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