4 February 2013

Angola: Tactical Maneuver Closes 2012/2013 Instruction in East Military Region

Saurimo — A tactical maneuver with combative shot closed this weekend, in Lunda Sul province, the year 2012/2013 of patriotic education and instruction of the troops of the Eastern Military Region command.

The ceremony was chaired by the chief of staff of the Angolan Armed Forces, Army General Geraldo Sachipengo Nunda.

Started in March 2012, the combative instruction aimed at improving the troops in matter of compliance and techniques and implementation of combative actions and cohesion of units and subunits to fulfill future missions.

On the occasion, the chief of staff of the Angolan Armed Forces, General Geraldo Sachipengo Nunda said that FAA will continue to play its role mainly in the defence of national sovereignty for the welfare of the Angolan people.

Sachipengo Nunda made known that the patriotic military and combative instruction is held every year in order to assess the state of readiness of the troops, if any situation arises against stability and welfare of the population.

The event, that took place in the village of Ngambo, was witnessed by the governor of the province of Lunda Sul, Candida Maria Guilherme Narciso, the governors of Moxico, João Ernesto dos Santos "Liberdade, of Lunda Norte, Ernesto Muangala, and other figures of the country.

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