Conakry – Angolan head of State João Lourenço is meeting this Friday in Conakry with his counterpart of Republic of Guinea, Alpha Condé, as part of strengthening of bilateral relations.

Angolan Head of State João Lourenço has been in Conakry since Thursday for a two-day state visit (30 and 31), at the invitation of his Guinean counterpart, Alpha Condé.

According to the visiting agenda reached Angop, the Angolan statesman is expected to visit the Port of Conakry, a unit undergoing modernisation process and which employs some 460 people.

Presidents João Lourenço and Alpha Condé will witness the signing of cooperation agreements between the two countries.

Angolan ministers of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas, Diamantino Azevedo, and of Defence and Homeland Veterans, João Ernesto dos Santos, who join the presidential delegation, are working with a Guinean ministerial representation on the mechanisms for strengthening bilateral cooperation.

Earlier this evening, the Angolan Head of State will be awarded the Grand National Order of the Republic of Guinea.

The friendly relations between Angola and the Republic of Guinea date back to the beginnings of the struggle for Angola’s liberation and independence.

In recent years, the two countries have been working to increase relations in the economic, scientific, technical and cultural fields.

Angola and Guinea have excellent cooperation relations in the fields of defence, security, transport, mining and oil.

Angola Guinea cooperation is based on a General Agreement on Friendship and Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation signed in Conacry on 15 February 2011.



Source: Angola Press News Agency

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