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Mon, 12 Sep 2011 17:19 - Updated Mon, 12 Sep 2011 17:19

Ambassador Hendrick Vaal Neto bids farewell to Egyptian authorities


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Cairo – The outgoing Angolan ambassador to Egypt, Pedro Hendrick Vaal Neto, Monday presented official farewell greetings to the Egyptian authorities at the end of his about six-year term in the North Africa country.

The diplomat, who was accompanied by diplomatic personnel of the Angolan embassy in Cairo, was received by the Egyptian minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohammed Kamel Amr, from whom he received a distinction.

They also reviewed the most recent developments of relations between the two countries.

Mohammed Amr stressed the historic relations between Angola and Egypt, having expressed believe that in the future the relations will become substantial for the two countries.

In his turn, the diplomat Pedro Hendrik Vaal Neto underlined the brotherly way the name Angola is respected by all the Egyptian people, and pledged to continue boosting the strengthened ties of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.

Under the presidential decree, Pedro Hendrik Vaal Neto was sacked as ambassador of Angola to Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Oman and Lebanon, at the same time he was appointed new Angolan representative to Zimbabwe.

The ambassador Hendrik Vaal Neto also presented farewell greetings to the President, prime minister and minister of Foreign Affairs of Lebanon.

He was also in Amman and Tehran where he met with their respective Foreign Affairs ministers for the same purpose.