21 February 2013

Angola: Congolese Official for Revitalization of Joint Sub-Commission

Cabinda — The vice general-consul of the Republic of the Congo in Angola's northern Cabinda province, Cyrille Irchambot, last Wednesday here defended the revitalization of the joint sub-commission of defence and security, aiming to strengthen the friendship and co-operation relations between the authorities of the bordering regions of both countries.

"It is important to resume meetings that used to be held in the past,where the governors of the departments of Pointe-Noire, Kouilou and Niari (Congo-Brazzaville) and Cabinda (Angola) to discuss issues related to the healthy friendship and experiences change in the domains of border security, defence, culture, trade, people's circulation and goods, among others ", he said.

According to him, the holding of this kind of meetings is pertinent, having into account the good relations between the two countries and people dated for long years.

The diplomat said that very recently, the governor of Cabinda, Matildes da Lomba and the mayor of Pointe-Noire, Honoré Paka agreed to hold a meeting in this quarter, aiming to study the creation of mechanisms to resume sessions of joint sub-commissions of defence and border security, trade and culture.

The Congo official recalled that meetings of this kind happened by turns in Cabinda, regions of Pointe-Noirea, Kouilou and Niari (Congo-Brazzaville) and Matadi (DR Congo), under the tripartite relations.

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