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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:46 - Updated Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:46

Foreign minister meets with Sport Lisboa, Benfica official

Luanda - Angolan Foreign Affairs minister Manuel Augusto received this week in Luanda the president of Sport Lisboa and Benfica Luis Filipe Vieira, who has been in Angola for a few-day visit at the invitation by the "Fundação Prosperar" (Prosperity Foundation).

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The meeting focused on the strengthening of cooperation between the Angolan authorities and the Portuguese club, as part of cultural diplomacy.

The Benfica official is leading a eight-member delegation, with stress to Pedro Mantorras (former Angolan international) and Luisão (Brazilian).

At the meeting, the minister Manuel Augusto thanked the club for their commitment to reinforce the “Benfica's nest” in Angola, urging other Portuguese clubs to do the same.

He also took advantage of informing the leader of Benfica de Lisboa on the main changes in the political, economic and social fields

underway in the country, as well as the business opportunities for foreign investors.  

In turn, Luís Filipe Vieira briefly talked about the club's projects to be implemented in Angola, stressing that he was pleased to know that the club have many supporters in the country.

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