Angolan President makes official visit to Brazil

11 June 2014

Angola’s President, José Eduardo dos Santos, arrived in Brazil Tuesday for an official visit during which the strategic partnership between the two countries, signed on 23 June 2010, will be reviewed Angolan news agency Angop reported.

The agency said that issues of interest to both countries would also be discussed including cooperation in education, trade, investments, defence and finance.

Brazil was the first country to recognise Angola’s independence on 11 November 1975, and commercial, economic, technical and scientific relations between the two countries have increased substantially over the last few years.

After watching the inaugural game of the Soccer World Cup, on Thursday, dos Santos and his delegation will travel to Brasilia on 16 June for official talks. (macauhub/AO/BR)