MPLA SG, South African diplomat discuss SADC situation

  • Secretary general of MPLA and South African diplomat discuss SADC situation
Luanda: The secretary general of the ruling MPLA party Paulo Pombolo Tuesday in Luanda discussed with the South African ambassador Oupala Monareng the political and social situation in Southern Africa Development Community (SADC).

Speaking to the press at the end of the meeting, the South African diplomat stressed the long-standing relations between the two countries.

Angola and South Africa are SADC members, a sub-regional organisation for economic integration and cooperation.

SADC members include Botswana, Comoros, Essuatini (formerly Swaziland), Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Oupala Monareng said that the meeting also analysed the issue on spread of Covid-19 pandemic in the sub-region, as well as measures to fight against this disease.

The two interlocutors also discussed the terrorist attacks in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, where thousands of citizens have been forced to flee the region.

Political relations between both countries date back to national liberation struggle of the two nations, based on cooperation between the countries’ ruling parties, MPLA and ANC respectively.

Speaking to the press at the end of the meeting, the South African diplomat stressed the long-standing relations between the two countries.

Angola and South Africa are SADC members, a sub-regional organisation for economic integration and cooperation.

SADC members include Botswana, Comoros, Essuatini (formerly Swaziland), Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Oupala Monareng said that the meeting also analysed the issue on spread of Covid-19 pandemic in the sub-region, as well as measures to fight against this disease.

The two interlocutors also discussed the terrorist attacks in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, where thousands of citizens have been forced to flee the region.

Political relations between both countries date back to national liberation struggle of the two nations, based on cooperation between the countries’ ruling parties, MPLA and ANC respectively.