Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:47 - Updated Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:47
Election2017: Ruling party seeks past country's sports mystics
Luanda - The ruling MPLA party said Thursday in Luanda it is keen to implement strategic measures to recover the mystics of the brightest years of the Angolan sports, should it win the forthcoming 23 August general election.
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Ruling MPLA party presidential candidate João Lourenço.
Photo: Francisco Miudo
This was said Thursday in Luanda by the MPLA presidential candidate, João Lourenço.
Speaking at a meeting with sports and media people, João Lourenço underlined that the above goals are contained in the ruling party’s governing programme for the 2017/2022 period.
He stated that the programme includes the promotion and generalisation of sports throughout the national territory, including schools and universities.
According to João Lourenço, MPLA is keen on securing the training and upgrading of the sports personnel and agents and building or rehabilitating infrastructures.
The creation of institutional conditions for the management and boosting of sports infrastructure, improving of the national competition through adequate models capable of improving the participation of the national teams in international competitions are other goals the ruling MPLA party presidential candidate mentioned.
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Luanda - Sports have since Angola's national independence been high on the agenda for the ruling MPLA party as they constitutes a factor of national unity and instrument for reaffirmation of patriotism.
- 11/08/2017 10:09:08
Moxico - Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) troops in the East Military Region (RML) last Thursday in Luena City, eastern Moxico Province, were encouraged to cast the ballot, in this August 23 general polls, in an orderly and democratic manner.
- 11/08/2017 08:14:15
Luanda - The Tanzanian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Susan Kolimba, arrived Thursday in Luanda to head the observer team of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), in order to monitor the general election of August 23 this year in Angola.