ANGOLA-SOUTH AFRICA BILATERAL CO-OPERATION COMMISSION TO MEET IN LUANDA THIS WEEK

LUANDA, The 4th Session of the Angola-South Africa Bilateral Co-operation Commission will be held in Luanda from Tuesday to Friday to review the implementation pf agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoU) signed by the two countries since the previous meeting.

The Angolan Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a media statement here Sunday that the meeting would also review the commitments made at the third session of the Commission in October 2013 and introduce mechanisms to improve their implementation in order to foster bilateral relations and strategic co-operation between the two sides, among other aspects.

Meanwhile, five working groups have been set up to assesses matters related to the areas of foreign affairs; justice and human rights; former combatants and veterans; commerce, industry, urbanisation and housing, energy and water; as well as geology and mining.

The agenda for the meeting includes analyses of matters related to oil, agriculture, fisheries, hotel and tourism, environment, transport, finance, telecommunications and information technology.

The session will begin with a technical meeting of senior officials of the relevant ministries and departments of the two countries, to be held on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK