Sat, 02 Aug 2014 12:52 - Updated Sat, 02 Aug 2014 12:51
Vice President attends US/Africa summit
Luanda - Angolan vice president, Manuel Vicente, left Luanda Saturday for Washington DC to attend USA/Africa summit, set for 4-6 August.
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Manuel Vicente - Vice President of Republic of Angola
Photo: Pedro Parente
The vice President will represent the Head of State José Eduardo dos Santos at the event also expected to gather over 50 heads of states and governments from African continent.
The meeting aims at strengthening ties with the African countries.
According to a note from US Embassy in Angola, the summit will focus on trade and investment and will underline the United State's commitment to the continent's people, democracy and security. It will facilitate the discussion on how to deepen this partnership
Topics like health, wild life, energy, commerce, and investment in Africa, as well as peace and security in the continent are part of the official agenda of summit under the topic "Invest in new generation".
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