Angola/DRC - Parliaments Should Improve Cooperation Aspects - Speaker

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Luanda — The Parliaments of Angola and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) should improve and strengthen some aspects of existing cooperation despite enjoying good relations.

This was said Wednesday in Luanda by the Speaker of National Assembly, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos.

The Angolan Parliament leader was speaking at "4 de Fevereiro" International Airport, shortly before leaving for Kinshasa, DRC, stressing the need of concrete actions coupled with practical results for the benefit of both countries.

He said that relations between the two Parliaments are good, similar to those existing between our States and Governments, but it is necessary to improve and strengthen them.

The Angolan Speaker will also participate in the Solemn Ceremony of Opening of the Ordinary Plenary Session of the National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and exchange views with MPs and distinguished entities of that country.

Also Speaker of the Parliamentary Forum of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (PF-ICGLR), Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos will strengthen the friendship and bilateral ties and multilateral cooperation in the parliamentary field.

During his stay in Kinshasa, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos will visit the headquarters of the PF-ICGLR General Secretariat.
He is also expected to meet with the Secretary General and staff of the regional organisation, to address the current situation of the PF-ICGLR, especially on the achievements, challenges and prospects.

Source: All Africa