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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:36 - Updated Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:36

Angola: Defence Minister reaffirms confidence in Air Force

Luanda - The National Air Force (FAN) will continue to zealously and diligently carry out all the missions assigned to it, both operationally and socially, humanitarian and political, despite the country's difficulties, said Friday, in Luanda, the Minister of National Defense, João Lourenço.

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João Lourenço, Minister of National Defence

Photo: Joaquina Bento

In a message for the 41st anniversary of the FAN, which is celebrated Saturday (January 21), the Government official said he has this belief, as it is noticed the Air Force's support for the voter's Registration Process, for the 2017 General Election.

He urged the National Air Force to comply with vigilance, discipline and readiness to ensure the inviolability of airspace, to defend and safeguard national interests and sovereignty.

The National Air Force was created on January 21, 1976, by the first President of the Republic, António Agostinho Neto, during his visit to the Air Base of Luanda.

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