Angolan ambassador accredited to Zambia

At the accreditation ceremony Zambian Head of State Edgar Lungu said he hoped Azevedo Francisco would help bring the two countries closer together contributing to the materialization of signed bilateral agreements.

He stressed that Zambia has Angola to meet its country’s energy challenges as well as increased cooperation in areas such as Tourism Transportation Trade Agriculture Defense Health among others.

In a private conversation with the Angolan ambassador during the brief moment of fraternization the Zambian statesman stressed the need for both countries to work towards the construction of the pipeline an infrastructure that will enable the transportation of fuel from Angola to Zambia.

In his turn Azevedo Francisco in a brief speech assured his total commitment to the promotion and reinforcement of the excellent existing bilateral relations.

Angola and Zambia share a border of over 1000 km. In the neighboring country resides the second largest community of Angolans abroad estimated at about 30 thousand people.

Angola’s new ambassador to Zambia replaces Balbina Dias da Silva who will fulfill the same mission in the Republic of Germany.

Source: Angola Press News Agency