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Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:38 - Updated Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:38

President of Republic leaves Benguela

Benguela - The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, has already left Benguela province on his return to Luanda.

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President of Republic, João Lourenço, in Benguela

Photo: Pedro Parente

In Benguela, the Head of State fulfilled a working journey of a few hours, which began at midmorning on Monday.

At the Catumbela airport, the President received farewell greetings from the provincial governor, Rui Falcão, from ministers of state, ministers and other authorities.

During the trip to this province of the southern coast of the country, the statesman was in the municipality of Lobito to get acquainted with the construction project of the local refinery.

The project has been paralyzed for a year, due to financial reasons.

In Benguela city and after the visit to the refinery construction project, President João Lourenço chaired the first ordinary session of the Local Governance Council (CGL).

It is an auxiliary collegial body of the President of the Republic, in the formulation and monitoring of the implementation of the governance policies of the State Administration at local level.

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