Swakopmund – The 17th ordinary session of the ministers of Angola/Namibia Joint Commission on Defence and Security is starting on Friday to discuss issues related to bilateral interest on defence, public and state security fields between the two countries.
The meeting, whose agenda is comprised by 10 points related to these three fields, is ending on Friday and will be chaired by the Namibian Defence minister, Charles Namoloh sided by his Angolan counterpart, Cândido Pereira dos Santos Van-Dúnem.
Cândido Pereira dos Santos Van-Dunem arrived on Friday in Swakopmund (south-western Namibia).
The 17th ministerial meeting was preceded by a closed door experts meeting that took place on 6-7 September in Swakopmund City.
For two days, the experts discussed matters related to common defence, public and state security along the 1,100 km border shared by the two countries.
The Angolan experts delegation is chaired by deputy minister of the Interior for prison service, Jose Bomoquina Zau, and is made up by officers and high ranking officials of the Angolan Armed Forces, National Police and the ministries of defence, interior, external relations, social reintegration, agriculture and rural development, customs and other state institutions.