26 April 2013

Angola: Governors of Cabinda, Pointe-Noire Analyze Cooperation

Pointe — The governor of the province of Cabinda (Angola), Aldina Matilde Dalomba, and Prefect of the Department (province) of Pointe-Noire (Congo Brazzaville), Alexandre Honoré Paka, began on Thursday, in the port city of Pointe-Noire, talks on the resumption of regular regional meetings of the Sub-Committees of Defence and Border Security at the regional level, with the aim of ever closer relations of good neighborliness.

At the opening of this first meeting of Pointe-Noire (Congo Brazzaville) this Thursday in one of the hotel units of that Congolese town, the governor of Cabinda considered important the resumption of meetings aiming ever closer to good neighborly relations and

defense and border security and ensuring the free movement of goods and people on both sides.

The governor of Cabinda who was accompanied by the deputy governor for the business sphere, as well as members of the defense and security and trade sectors, also stressed that the trip to Pointe-Noire is of the utmost importance because most traders importers of Cabinda still use the local Autonomous Port e still use the venue for the reception of their goods in transit to this territory.

For this, she indicated that the meeting will enable the assessment of the difficulties facing the people of the two countries, seeking consensus for their solution in the fields of defense and security, in trade and socio-cultural exchanges.

The governor also recalled the positive role that these meetings have been producing over the years and have contributed greatly in finding specific solutions to migration issues, border, movement of people and goods and the issue of transit of goods to the city of Cabinda.

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