President of Mozambique visits Angola from 8 to 11 November

4 November 2015

The President of Mozambique is planning a state visit to Angola from 8 to 11 November to strengthen bilateral relations and attend the celebrations of the 40th anniversary of Angola’s independence, a government spokesman announced Tuesday in Maputo.

Spokesman Mouzinho Saíde also announced that Filipe Nyusi’s trip will be divided between a state visit from 8 to 10 November, to be followed the next day by attending the celebrations of Angola’s independence.

This state visit, according to the spokesman, is intended to boost “the historic ties of friendship, solidarity and bilateral cooperation and seek further revitalise economic and business relations.”

On 11 November Angola celebrates the 40th anniversary of the proclamation of the country’s independence from Portugal, while in Mozambique the 40th anniversary of national independence was celebrated on 25 June. (macauhub/AO/MZ)