Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:19 - Updated Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:19
Air Force stresses importance of support for electoral registration
Luanda - The importance of air support for the electoral registration process was highlighted on Wednesday in Luanda by the participants in the 14th meeting of the National Air Force (FAN), which for two days assessed the activities carried out in 2016 and Perspectives for this year.
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General Francisco Gonçalves Afonso, FAN Commander
Photo: ANTONIO ESCRIVAO
Photo: ANTONIO ESCRIVAO
According to the final communiqué of the event, presented at the ceremony presided over by the commander of the National Air Force, general Francisco Lopes Gonçalves Afonso "Hanga", the participants concluded that further work should be done to improve the working conditions and the skills of the troops in the units.
The generals and hgh-ranked officers of the National Air Force, linked to the different regions and units of this branch of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA), also stressed the need of parsimonious management of financial and material resources, based on the current moment faced by the country.
As for joining the ranks of the FAN, they concluded the need to empower candidates with notions of responsibility on the subject of national defense in its multiple aspects, showing them the life and the military events, as well as the behavior appropriate to the military profile in this field.
They also concluded the need to continue implementing cyclical processes of demobilization of the personnel of the compulsory military service, which complies with the statutory time of military service.
Moreover, they defended the increase of courses in order to improve the standardization of crew procedures.
They also defended the requirement at all levels of vaccination for hepatitis B, tetanus and yellow fever.
The event aimed for participants to take note of the content of the Action Lines for the 2017/2018 Instruction Year and the summary of the degree of compliance with the conclusions of the 2016 FAA leadership meeting.
The 14th meeting of the National Air Force leaders was held under the motto "Modernize and re-equip the FAN, for cohesion and effectiveness in carrying out the mission".
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