Luanda – The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, arrived mid-afternoon this Saturday in Luanda from Cunene province, where he made a two-day working visit.

At the Military Air Terminal, João Lourenço, accompanied by the first lady, Ana Dias Lourenço, received a welcome from the speaker of the National Assembly, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, government members and senior officials of his cabinet.

On the first day of his visit to Cunene (Friday), the Head of State met with the members of the local government and was briefed on the socio-economic situation of the province.

On the same day, President Lourenço also met with the governors of Cunene, Cuando Cubango, Huila and Namibe, provinces affected by the drought.

The Statesman’s agenda also included meetings with traditional and religious authorities, businessmen and young people.

On Saturday morning, the last day of the visit, the Angolan Head of State visited the locality of Cafu, to see closely the progress of the structuring project to combat the effects of drought, which comprises the water collection system on Cunene river, the pumping process, the pipeline and the open channel.

Source: Angola Press News Agency