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Wed, 14 Aug 2019 16:21 - Updated Wed, 14 Aug 2019 16:21

Luanda: Presidents of Angola, Botswana discuss bilateral issues

Luanda - The heads of state of Angola and Botswana respectively João Lourenço and Mokgweetsi Masisi met Wednesday in Luanda for bilateral consultations.

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President João Lourenço (R) meets with counterpart of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Masisi

Photo: Pedro Parente

The two statesmen did not brief the press on the content of the subjects discussed at the end of the meeting.


On his 48-hour visit to Angola, the president of Botswana is accompanied by a high profile delegation integrating ministers of defence, foreign affairs and the environment, as well as senior officials of his government.


Angola and Botswana enjoy diplomatic relations date backing since 1975.

The two countries also have a General Cooperation Agreement since February 2006.


Both states share Okavango/Zambezi cross-border tourism project, along with Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
 

Angola and Botswana are SADC members, including other countries such as South Africa, Namibia, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zambia, Comoros Islands, Mauritius, Seychelles, Malawi, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

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