16 January 2013

Angola: Jacob Zuma in Luanda

Photo: SA Presidency
President Zuma shakes hands with President José Eduardo dos Santos.

Luanda — The cooperation existing between Angola and South Africa will be reviewed in Luanda during the few-hour work visit of president Jacob Zuma who arrived Wednesday here for the purpose.

South African Jacob Zuma was welcomed at Luanda's "4 de Fevereiro" International Airport by the minister of Territory Administration, Bornito de Sousa Baltazar Diogo and the secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Manuel Augusto.

According to the visit agenda, the South African president will meet his local counterpart, José Eduardo dos Santos, to discuss matters concerning the economic and social development of the two countries.

The parties are also expected to review several accords signed in various domains.

President Jacob Zuma visited Angola on three occasions last year.

Angola and South Africa are members of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), along with Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Seychelles, Mauritius, Tanzania and Malawi.

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