5 February 2013

Angola: New Rundu Consul Presents Credentials

Windhoek — The new Consul General of Angola in Rundu, Namibia, Osvaldinho de Jesus Barbas Contreiras, Tuesday in Windhoek handed over Letters Patent to the Foreign Affairs Minister of the neighbouring country, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwaha.

On the occasion, the Namibian official expressed his availability to collaborate with the Angolan diplomat in deepening and strengthening of relations between the two peoples, taking into account the geographical situation of Rundu and Kavango Zambezi project.

In his turn, the Consul General thanked the minister of Foreign Affairs for the willingness to strengthen relations and pledged to work towards this field.

Attended the meeting held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, minister-Counselor of the Angolan diplomatic mission, Guido Castelbranco, the vice-consul of Rundu, Elísio Augusto Cabinda, the assistant of Angolan ambassador, Francisco Bioco, and officials of that Ministry.

Among various posts held by the new consul general in Rundu, stress went to the post of head of Department of the Southern Africa and Middle East of Interior Ministry, second secretary in Tanzania, first secretary in Namibia, Minister Counsellor and Chargé d'Affaires in Nigeria.

Osvaldinho de Jesus Barbas Contreiras is taking over from Judite Albino da Costa.

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