Luanda – More than 600 Angolans have trained in various fields of knowledge in Romania over the last 30 years, as part of the relations of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
This was said Tuesday in Luanda by the ambassador of Romania to Angola, Valériu Nicolae.
According to the diplomat, the above figure corresponds to Angolans trained over the last 30 years alone under a process that started in 1968.
He stated that his country will continue providing scholarships for Angolans in various fields of sciences, thus contributing to the economic growth and techno-scientific development of Angola.
"Romania provides 25 scholarships every year and 250 Angolan students are currently graduating in the fields of medicine, petrochemical, economy, international relations and others,” said the ambassador.
Valeriu Nicolae said that many of those trained in his country are Government, Parliament officials, Armed Forces generals and other specialists in the ministries of Oil, Telecommunication, Foreign Affairs and others.
He said the relations between the two countries will get a boost soon, within the context of the integration of Romania into the European Union (EU) and the new reality of peace and growth of Angola.
Relations between the two peoples date back to the time of the Angolan liberation struggle, with highlight going to the Education sector.