Angolan president thanks Guinea’s support for independence

  • Presidente da República, João Lourenço (à esq.), com homólogo da República da Guiné, Alpha Condé
Conakry - Angolan Head of state João Lourenço expressed Thursday the country’s deep gratitude for Guinea’s support for the liberation struggle and independence of Angola.

This was upon his arrival in Guinean capital, Conakry, for a two-day visit, on 30 and 31 July.

 

João Lourenço described the two countries’ ties as historic, due to the fact that Angolan´s liberation went through Guinea Conakry too.

 

He highlighted that Angola benefited from the Guinea support to get the independence, having expressed lasting gratitude for Guinean people´s support”.

 

“Today we think that it’s not enough, just to mention this relationship and solidarity of our peoples. Of course, we need to move toward strengthening our economic cooperation”, said the president.

 

The Head of states said that the mission is to develop both countries and, today, there is no country which develop without cooperation with others”.

 

João Lourenço underlined that the visit is meant to reinforce the existing economic cooperation.

 

In turn, the host president, Alpha Condé, recognised that in spite of his country to achieve independent in 1958, and boasting great potentials, it could not reach its goals in this field.

 

He mentioned various sectors in which his country could develop  cooperation with Angola, with stress to the oil, mining, agricultural sectors.

 

Condé hailed also Angola’s availability to develop this cooperation with Guinea, having stressed the importance of Bilateral Joint Committee, aimed to work on identification of  cooperation fields.

 

This was upon his arrival in Guinean capital, Conakry, for a two-day visit, on 30 and 31 July.

 

João Lourenço described the two countries’ ties as historic, due to the fact that Angolan´s liberation went through Guinea Conakry too.

 

He highlighted that Angola benefited from the Guinea support to get the independence, having expressed lasting gratitude for Guinean people´s support”.

 

“Today we think that it’s not enough, just to mention this relationship and solidarity of our peoples. Of course, we need to move toward strengthening our economic cooperation”, said the president.

 

The Head of states said that the mission is to develop both countries and, today, there is no country which develop without cooperation with others”.

 

João Lourenço underlined that the visit is meant to reinforce the existing economic cooperation.

 

In turn, the host president, Alpha Condé, recognised that in spite of his country to achieve independent in 1958, and boasting great potentials, it could not reach its goals in this field.

 

He mentioned various sectors in which his country could develop  cooperation with Angola, with stress to the oil, mining, agricultural sectors.

 

Condé hailed also Angola’s availability to develop this cooperation with Guinea, having stressed the importance of Bilateral Joint Committee, aimed to work on identification of  cooperation fields.