19 June 2014

Southern Africa: Angola and Namibia Sign Cooperation Deal On Fisheries

Luanda — A cooperation protocol on fisheries was signed on Wednesday in Luanda by the Republics of Angola and Namibia.

The accord was signed by the Angolan Fisheries Minister, Vitória de Barros Neto and her Namibian counterpart, Bernhard Esau.

Speaking to the press at the end of the signing act, Vitória de Barros Neto considered Angola and Namibia to be two references of the fishing sector in Africa, which have been committed to the protection and empowerment of the marine resources to benefit the respective peoples.

On his turn, Bernhard Esau highlighted the signing of the agreement because it will permit for both countries to continue developing and strengthening their ties in fisheries domain.

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