ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage
Luanda

Max:

Min:

Home » News » Politics

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:47 - Updated Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:47

Military effectives graduated in Huila

Lubango - At least 200 effectives from the Fifth Military Region (south) last Monday in Lubango City, southern Huila Province, were promoted to the ranks of First Sergeant, Second Sergeant and Third Sergeant, in the ambit of the 26th founding anniversary of the Angolan Army, to be marked on 17 December.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send

Correct

To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

graduated troops pledging allegiance to the Republic

Photo: Angop - Huambo

The ceremony - in which were graduated land forces effectives from the southern provinces of Huila, Namibe, Cunene and Cuando Cubango – was chaired by the second commander of the Fifth Military Region, general Nicolau Puna.

On the occasion, the general-officer called on the graduated troops to contribute to peace maintenance and defence of national sovereignty to dignify the branch of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) to which they belong.  

The Angolan Army was created on 17 December, 1992, as one of the branches of the FAA, in the ambit of the Peace Agreements for Angola, signed in Bicesse locality, Portugal, on 31 May, 1991.  

Read also
  • 09/12/2017 13:35:16

    Police issue SADC driving licence in Huila

    Lubango - One hundred Southern African Development Community (SADC) driving licences and an equal number of vehicles registration documents will be issued daily in the province of Huíla, following the inauguration, on Friday, of the new One-Stop Shop of the Provincial Road Traffic Police.

  • 30/11/2017 19:00:44

    Angolans leave for Lesotho peace mission

    Luanda - A contingent of mixed Angolan military forces left on Thursday in Luanda for the Kingdom of Lesotho to join a Southern African Development Community (SADC) peacekeeping mission there.

  • 21/11/2017 18:05:13

    Huila: Deputy investigation service director arrested

    Lubango - Deputy director of the Criminal Investigation Services of the southern Huíla province Abel Wayaha has been arrested on charges of embezzling fuel.