The railways connection between Angola and Namibia, currently in projection, will significatively increase the commercial exchanges and develop the two countries, said on Thursday in Lubango, southern Huíla province, the Namibian ambassador to Angola, Cláudia Grace Uushona.
The diplomat said so during the opening act of Angola and Namibia forum, under the commemorations of the Namibian Independence Day, marked on Thursday 20 March.
According to the ambassasdor, the connection between the countries will start from the eastern Cuando Cubango province (Angola) until Okavango (Namibia), through Moçâmedes Railway Company (CFM), with construction works underway.
"I must highlight here that the two governments have development programme for road and railway infrastructures that will contribute to development of both countries", she said.
The forum is ending on Sunday 23 March and it is discussing, among others, issues related to the economic interest and exchange of experience.