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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 18:32 - Updated Wed, 12 Sep 2018 18:32

FAAN donates various material to media outlet in Bengo

Caxito - The António Agostinho Neto Foundation (FAAN) delivered Wednesday in Caxito, northern Bengo province, several books and CD to the local Media, within the scope of the National Hero's Day to mark the September 17.

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Agostinho Neto Foundation donates materials to mass media bodies in Bengo

Photo: foto cedida

The offer of this material that portrays the life and work of Agostinho Neto aims to extol the achievements of the founder of the Nation and the first president of Angola.

During the ceremony, FAAN chairwoman, Maria Eugenia Neto said the material will help the media improve their knowledge about Agostinho Neto and his legacy so that they can spread to the communities.

She also emphasized that the foundation has fulfilled an ambitious program of publication of the poetry of Agostinho Neto, his speeches, analytical texts about his work, having created a series in comic strip about his life, as well as the collection of numerous testimonies for their oral file.

According to Maria Eugenia Neto, in this phase that precedes the first centenary of Agostinho Neto in 2022, the foundation created committee 20-22 to sensitize the various entities of the Executive and civil society to plan actions in order to celebrate the anniversary with just measure and perfect organization.

A joint program, according to the widow of Agostinho Neto, can bring together efforts and wills, creating positive synergies in order to remember the figure, enhance history and demonstrate the legacy of the most important achievement of the Angolan people to national independence.

She stressed that in the next three years, the country will have important events in political life, with the holding of municipal elections in 2020 and the general elections of 2022, for this reason he foresees a great bustle of preparatory activities and anticipate the organization of the centenary in order to be able to count on the widest cooperation of all society.

In the framework of the 96th birthday of Agostinho Neto, a photographic exhibition entitled "Agostinho Neto and his family" is open to the public from Wednesday until September 17, at Bengo Provincial Library.

It also includes the holding of a lecture on "Concertation and integration in the African agenda of decentralization.

 The strategy of Angola in the contribution to the public policies of development "is part of the program.

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