ANGOLA AND ZAMBIA DISCUSS SOCIAL COOPERATION

LUANDA, April 22– Angola and Zambia expressed interest to cooperate in the domain of children and elderly through the exchange of experience and projects related to the said areas which topped the debates Monday morning in Luanda between delegations from both countries.

The delegations at the meeting led by the Angolan side by the Minister of Assistance and Social Reinsertion, João Baptista Kussumua, and by the Zambian Community Development, Mother and Child Health minister, Emerine Kabanshi.

The meeting is taking place as part of the Zambian minister’s five-day visit in the country, which started on Sunday, with an objective of identifying eventual areas of cooperation, related to the protection of the children and elders, with community development and help programme as well as training of other vulnerable groups.

Speaking to journalists, the Angolan minister reaffirmed that Emerine Kabanshi’s visit, aims at making comparative studies to allow the Zambian government to have a background area of cooperation, in areas of children and elders.

Angop learnt that the Minister Emerine Kabanshi has on agenda visit to projects implemented by MINARS, as well as some children centres in Luanda.

On April 22 -23, the Zambian government official will travel to the provinces of Bié, Huambo and Huíla, to make a similar activity, after presenting courtesy greetings to provincial governors.

SOURCE: ANGOP

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