Southern Africa: Meeting of SADC Experts On Lobito Corridor Open

Lobito — The State Secretary for Land Transports of Angola, José Kuvingwa, Wednesday chaired the opening ceremony of the first meeting of experts to prepare the event that will gather ministers of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) on development corridor of Lobito, scheduled for 15 February.

The Forum runs under the motto "Union, Integration and Economic Development".

To this purpose, experts from Angola (host), Zambia and Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the three countries whose railway and road infrastructures connect the Lobito corridor, meet between 13 and 14 February.

In his opening address, José Kuvingwa said that the meeting of experts is a single moment to reflect on strategies and policies leading to the effective implementation of programmes and projects focussed on development and consolidation of Lobito corridor structures.

The event also gathers representatives of SADC and African Union, Mapolao Rosemary Mokoena and David Candanje, respectively.

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