27 February 2013

Angola: Uruguay to Open Embassy in Angola in Coming Six Months

Luanda — The Uruguayan Foreign Affairs Minister , Luis Almagro Lemes, said that his country will open in coming six months its embassy in Angola.

The minister said so while addressing the opening act of talks between the delegations of the two states, under the three-day visit paid by the Latin American official to the country.

The Uruguayan minister said that the plan was already approved by the President of Uruguay, missing only to resolve some issues related to logistic for its establishment.

He considered this step important for the strengthening of cooperation and enable greater business volume between both countries because there is a great complement between the two economies and a connection in the political dialogue.

The Uruguayan minister said that his country is interested to buy the Angolan oil, disclosing that negotiations are already being finalised between the oil companies of both countries so that this goal may be achieved.

He said that entrepreneurs from Uruguay are interested to invest in Angola in the sectors of civil engineering, fisheries, pharmacy, forest, aiming to increase their business volume.

Angola and Uruguay signed on Tuesday in Luanda accords on visa suppression in diplomatic, official and service passports, as well as in the domain of arts and culture at the end of the talks between the delegations of the two countries.

During his stay in Angola, the Uruguayan minister met with the Oil Minister, Botelho de Vasconcelos, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Pedro Canga, as well as he participated in Angola/Uruguay Business Forum.

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