ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage
Luanda

Max:

Min:

Home » News » Politics

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 20:06 - Updated Wed, 25 Mar 2020 20:07

Parliament supports State of Emergency

Luanda - The Standing Commission of the Angola National Assembly (parliament) has given the President of the Republic, João Lourenço, green light to have the State of Emergency enforced, as part of the measures to prevent and contain the spread of the new coronavirus pandemic in the country that has until now detected three cases.

Send by email

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

Correct

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

1 / 1

A session of the National Assembly Standing Commission

Photo: Clemente dos Santos

The National Assembly Building

Photo: Gaspar dos Santos

The information was announced by the spokesperson for the Parliament, Raúl Lima, at the end of the six-hour session.

Earlier on, the head of State met with the Council of the Republic (CR), for consultations on how best to address the prevention and combat of the new coronavirus.

The Parliament Standing Commission is the National Assembly’s extraordinary organ with the power to convene the House to tackle specific matters of urgent character.

Tags Angola   Disease  

Read also
  • 24/03/2020 11:53:42

    COVID-19: Justice Ministry suspends services for 15 days

    Luanda - The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights suspends, from this Tuesday (24th), the services of the Registries and Notaries, as well as the Civil and Criminal Identification, for a period of fifteen days.

  • 21/03/2020 15:25:20

    President João Lourenço reaffirms cooperation with Namibia

    Windhoek - The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, Saturday, in Windhoek, expressed the wish of Angola to reinforce cooperation and friendship relations with Namibia, with a view to strengthening the existing ties between the two peoples and countries.

  • 20/03/2020 15:22:41

    UNITA recognizes regional gains from Cuito Cuanavale Battle

    Luanda - UNITA, the largest opposition party in Angola, considered last Thursday in Luanda that the greatness of the Battle of Cuito Cuanavale lies in the political gains it produced, as it allowed the application of resolution 435/78 of the Security Council of the United Nations.