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Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:29 - Updated Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:35

Angola and Cuba sign accord on academic certificates recognition

Luanda - An accord on the reciprocal recognition of academic certificates, diplomas, titles and degrees in the higher education sector was signed last Wednesday between Angola and Cuba, with a view to the reinforcement of the bilateral relations.

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Angola and Cuba sign new accords

Photo: Gaspar dos Santos

Head of State's Staff chief and State Minister, Frederico Cardoso (r), with the vice president of Cuba's Council of Ministers, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz.

Photo: Gaspar dos Santos

The signing of the accord marked the closing of the 14th Session of the Angola/Cuba Intergovernmental Commission of Economic, Technical and Scientific and Co-operation, which happened from 15 to 17 April, in the Angolan capital.   

The document was signed by the Angolan director-general of the National Institute for Certification of Higher Education Degrees (INARES), Jesus António Tomé, and the Cuban vice minister of Higher Education, Miriam Aplízar Santana.

On the occasion it was also signed a Verbal Process relating to the 14th Session of the Angola/Cuba Intergovernmental Commission. The document was signed, on the side of Angola, by the Head of State’s Staff chief, State Minister Frederico Cardoso, and the vice president of Cuba’s Council of Ministers, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz.

For three days, the delegates to the 14th Session of the Angola/Cuba Intergovernmental Commission assessed the bilateral co-operation, Angola’s debt towards the Latin American country, renegotiated the use of properties by each other’s missions, among other matters.

State Minister Frederico Cardoso said the three days of work sessions were positive and enabled the identification of new co-operation areas.   

“We’ll continue to study bilaterally all the potential that each country offers, so that we can strengthen the bilateral relations”, ascertained the Angolan President’s chief of Staff.  

On his turn, the vice president of Cuba’s Council of Ministers, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, deemed the meeting fruitful for it enabled the review of 22 co-fundamental operation areas.

The 13th Session of the Angola/Cuba Intergovernmental Commission was held in 2017, in Havana.

Angola and Cuba have historical politico-diplomatic relations in various domains, with highlight on the sectors of defence, security, health, education, crude-oil and industry.

Despite the slowdown recorded in 1991 and 2002, diplomatic relations between the two countries maintain the same vitality, hence being considered magnificent and of brotherhood.

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