5 February 2013

Angola: Parliament Speaker Meets With Ambassadors of Namibia, Algeria

Luanda — The speaker of National Assembly, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos Tuesday in Luanda held separate audiences with the ambassadors of Namibia and Algeria, respectively Claudia Grace Uushona and Kamel Boughaba.

At the end of the meeting, the Namibian diplomat told the press that the meeting aimed at strengthening relations between the two peoples, represented by the lawmakers.

He spoke of the visit by his country's Parliament speaker in Angola in the first half of this year.

In his turn, the Algerian ambassador said that the audience granted to him focussed on cooperation between the two countries at Parliamentary level, taking into account the "deep bonds of friendship" that unite both peoples.

He highlighted the longstanding ties between the two countries dating back to the early days of the liberation struggle in Angola.

The diplomat alluded to the fact that Angola and Algeria are undergoing reforms in order to establish the law-abiding State and strengthening of democracy.

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