Angola At International Conference On Agriculture in Vietnam

Luanda — Angola is among the countries invited to the International Conference between Vietnamese and Africans, to be held in September of this year in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, with a focus on the agricultural sector, it was learned Tuesday in Luanda.

Speaking to the press, after a meeting with the chairman of the Board of the Private Investment and Export Promotion Agency (AIPEX), the Vietnamese ambassador to Angola, Vu Ngoc Minh, said that Angola had confirmed its presence.

The event, to be promoted by the Vietnamese Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Agriculture and Rural Development, will focus on increasing cooperation in agriculture in Africa.

"The CEO of AIPEX, António Henriques, has already confirmed the presence of an Angolan delegation at the event," the diplomat said, noting that today's meeting had served to analyse issues related to private investment and export opportunities between the two countries.

Vu Ngoc Minh noted that, "Angola's potential is huge and that the positive changes that are being seen in the country may create great opportunities for bilateral cooperation.

In his turn, the CEO of the Private Investment and Export Promotion Agency, António Henrique da Silva, expressed interest in diversifying the country's economy, via growth of exports and reduction of imports.

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