Sun, 09 Sep 2018 11:24 - Updated Sun, 09 Sep 2018 11:24
josé Eduardo dos Santos elected MPLA emeritus president
Luanda - The 6th MPLA extraordinary congress, held Saturday in Luanda, granted the title of emeritus president of the party to José Eduardo dos Santos.
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
1 / 1
MPLA President, João Lourenço (center)
Photo: Pedro Parente
President of the MPLA, João Lourenço (left), awards diploma of distinction to José Eduardo dos Santos (right) as president emeritus, honorary member of the Central Committee and distinguished militant
Photo: Pedro Parente
In the closing session, the delegates to the conclave also granted to José Eduardo dos Santos the titles of honorary member of the Central Committee and MPLA distinct militant.
The MPLA newly-elected president, João Lourenço, handed over the medals and diplomas corresponding to the titles attributed to José Eduardo dos Santos, as well as the emeritus president cordon.
At the end of the event, in statements to the press, José Eduardo dos Santos said that he did very good things during his term, and that leaves clues on how to the party should continue to improve what is right and to correct what is wrong.
José Eduardo dos Santos led the MPLA since September 21, 1979.
João Lourenco was elected MPLA president, with 2,309 votes from the delegates to the congress held at the Belas Conference Center, in Luanda, with the participation of 2,448 delegates from the country's 18 provinces.
- 01/11/2018 09:59:25
Luanda - The ruling MPLA party's Politburo Secretariat on Wednesday held in Luanda a meeting which served to analyse a memorandum on the celebrations of this year?s November 11, the date of the 43rd anniversary of the National Independence.
- 31/10/2018 10:05:08
Luanda - The ruling MPLA party defends that the transfer of competences from ministerial departments to the provincial governments is fundamentally aimed at empowering the municipalities in terms of financial, material and human resources.
- 25/10/2018 10:10:49
Luanda - At least EUR 65 million have been made available by the European Union for the implementation of a resilience programme against drought in the southern provinces of Huila, Namibe and Cunene, informed last Wednesday, in Luanda, the EU ambassador to Angola, Tomas Ulicny.
- 18/10/2018 09:31:14
Luanda - The Namibian ambassador to Angola, Cláudia Grace Uushona, last Wednesday in Luanda manifested her country’s willingness to strengthen the co-operation with the Angolan state in the domain of former combatants and war veterans.