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Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:27 - Updated Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:53

Ruling party presidential candidate expected in Cunene

Ondjiva - The MPLA candidate for president of Republic, João Lourenço, is expected Friday in Ondjiva, Cunene province, for a two-day visit, during which he will be introduced to the party's militants and the population of Region, in an act of masses.

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MPLA Candidate to the forthcoming general elections of 2017, João Lourenço

Photo: Pedro Parente

The agenda of the visit to which Angop had access Thursday, foresees for Friday a trip of João Lourenço to the General Hospital of Ondjiva, the largest health unit in the province of Cunene.

On the same day, the MPLA candidate for the 2017 General Elections will deliver goods to traditional authorities, former combatants, the disabled and young students.

The conditions were created to receive João Lourenço, said the provincial secretary of the MPLA for Information in Cunene, Sérgio Leonardo Vaz, while speaking to ANGOP.

Party militants have begun to arrive in the city of Ondjiva, coming from the six municipalities of the province, he said.

For Saturday a mass event is planned to take place in the neighborhood of Naipalala, around Ondjiva.

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