ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage



Home » News » Politics

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 11:02 - Updated Wed, 07 Mar 2018 11:02

Angola attends security, terrorism congress

Luanda - A delegation headed by the Interior minister, Ângelo de Barros Veiga Tavares, is participating in the Congress on Security and Combat against International Terrorism running on March 6-7 in London, United Kingdom.

Send by email

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


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

Interior minister, Ângelo de Barros Veiga Tavares

Photo: Pedro Parente

According to a press note from the Ministry of the Interior that reached ANGOP on Tuesday, the event is bringing together experts from several countries trained in various fields.

Thus, the gathering is being attended by experts on Cybercrimes, Law Enforcement, Criminal Intelligence, Border Control, Forensic Investigation, Emergencies and Medical Response, as well as discussing issues related to threats that the world is facing today.

The participants will have the opportunity to gather experiences from the policies and strategies implemented by England, United States, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Norway and Netherlands.


On the fringes of the event, the Angolan official is to visit an exhibition on security means and the premises of the National Crime Agency (NCA) to learn its organizational structure and functioning. 

The Angolan official will also hold a courtesy meeting with UK’s minister of the Interior, Amber Rudd, in which a few cooperation areas are expected to be assessed. 

The delegation headed by the Interior minister is comprised by the general commander of the National police, Eduardo Manuel Mingas “Panda”, executive personnel and senior staffs of the Ministry of the Interior.

Angola, United kingdom and Northern Ireland are share friendly relations based on General Bilateral Cooperation Agreement signed in the 1980s.

Uk is having an active participation in the development and economy diversification process underway in Angola, mainly in the sectors of oil, civil construction, transport, sport, and geology and mining.

Read also
  • 05/11/2018 17:08:01

    Angola, Spain plan to deepen cooperation

    Luanda - Angola and Spain are preparing to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the area of security and internal order, according to a press note from the Ministry of Interior that reached Angop Monday.

  • 01/11/2018 11:28:31

    Angola participates in military exercise in Gulf of Guinea

    Luanda - A multinational military exercise called "Grand African Nemo 2018" is scheduled for November 3 to 10, in an action that takes place within the framework of the operational partnership in the Gulf of Guinea, to which Angola takes part.

  • 29/10/2018 17:48:08

    Brazil privileges commercial relationship with Angola

    Luanda - The Federative Republic of Brazil will continue to privilege the economic and commercial relationship with Angola, a country with which it has strong historical and cultural ties.

  • 26/10/2018 10:58:47

    Angola and China strengthen judicial cooperation

    Luanda - The Angolan and Chinese governments intend to strengthen cooperation in the judicial field, with emphasis on training of staff and legislative exchange.