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Sun, 18 Nov 2018 11:34 - Updated Sun, 18 Nov 2018 11:33

Egypt pledges support for health services in Angola

Luanda - Egypt has pledged support for development of human resources, human capacity and health services in Angola in what it described as one of its priorities.

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Egyptian ambassador to Angola, Khaled Hassan Abdelrahman shaking hands with President of ASAS-SA group, António Segunda.

Photo: Nelson Malamba

The pledge was made by the Arab Republic country’s ambassador to Angola, Khaled Hassan on Friday.

The diplomat made the statement during a luncheon attended by the dean of the African ambassadors, Djiqui Camara, and the regional representative of UNESCO in Central Africa, Salah Kaled.

The ceremony served to welcome a group of five Egyptian doctors who have been

in Angola to provide free medical care in the village of Camela Amões, Cachiungo district, central Huambo province, sponsored by Asas Group - SARL, led by Angolan businessman Segunda Amões, who also attended the event.

The Egyptian diplomat considered the coming of his country's young doctors to Angola as an example of a pilot project of people-to-people cooperation from Egypt to support human development, education and health services.

The diplomat recalled that Egypt will take over the presidency of the African Union in 2019, with Angola among its priorities in terms of support in the development of human resources and capacities and health services in the country.

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