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Wed, 19 Feb 2020 20:17 - Updated Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:46

MPLA regrets death of Mozambican nationalist

Luanda - The People’s Movement for Angola Liberation (MPLA) Tuesday regretted the death from illness of Mário Fernandes da Graça Machungo who it consider “an intrepid freedom and independence fighter for Mozambique”.

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Partial view of MPLA headquarter.

Photo: Cedida

The first Prime Minister of Mozambique, Mário Fernandes da Graça Machungo died last Monday in Lisbon (Portugal) with 79 years old.

On the condolence note, MPLA states that Mário Fernandes da Graça leaves a great void within the Mozambican society whereby with zeal and dedication he served as Minister of Commerce,  Energy, Planning and Prime Minister.

In the document that ANGOP had access, MPLA addresses to Frelimo party board and mourning family its most felt condolences.

Meanwhile, the death of former Prime Minister, who was born in Maxixe, southern province of Inhambane, occurs at a time that Mozambique cries the physical disappearance of other important personality who is Marcelino dos Santos.  

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