State Minister discusses cooperation with Portugal

  • Ministra de Estado para àrea Social Carolina Cerqueira recebe embaixador de Portugal
Luanda - The State Minister for Social Affairs, Carolina Cerqueira, Thursday analyzed with Portuguese ambassador, Pedro Costa, issues relating to bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

During the meeting, the two entities touched on bilateral cooperation in various areas, with particular emphasis on cultural, educational, staff training and in implementing social policies for sustainable and human development.

Carolina Cerqueira informed the Portuguese diplomat about the programmes and actions undertaken by the Angolan Government aimed at improving people living conditions, in particular initiatives aimed at social protection and empowerment of communities, havinghighlighted in particular the Government's efforts to prevent and combat Covid-19.

The State Minister also highlighted the commitment of the President of the Republic, João Lourenço, to the promotion of women, with programmes aimed at their inclusion in social, political and economic life of the country.

For his part, Ambassador Pedro Costa expressed Portugal's appreciation of the Government in containing the Covid-19 pandemic's spread chain in the country with a view to the maintenance of peace and public security.

During the meeting, the two entities touched on bilateral cooperation in various areas, with particular emphasis on cultural, educational, staff training and in implementing social policies for sustainable and human development.

Carolina Cerqueira informed the Portuguese diplomat about the programmes and actions undertaken by the Angolan Government aimed at improving people living conditions, in particular initiatives aimed at social protection and empowerment of communities, havinghighlighted in particular the Government's efforts to prevent and combat Covid-19.

The State Minister also highlighted the commitment of the President of the Republic, João Lourenço, to the promotion of women, with programmes aimed at their inclusion in social, political and economic life of the country.

For his part, Ambassador Pedro Costa expressed Portugal's appreciation of the Government in containing the Covid-19 pandemic's spread chain in the country with a view to the maintenance of peace and public security.