Luanda - Parliamentary delegations of Angola and Cuba met Friday in Luanda to discuss cooperation between the two countries.
The Angolan delegation was led by the vice speaker of National Assembly João Lourenço, while the Cuban Ricardo Alarcón de Quesada of Assembly of People's Power headed the Latin American country's entourage.
Upon his arrival at the Congress Hall, Ricardo Alarcon de Quesada, who was accompanied by João Lourenço, on behalf of the Angolan Parliamentary leader, António Paulo Kassoma, was received with honours from Parliamentary Protection Unit, as well as with the display of a group of female percussion.
In the building hall, the Cuban leader received information of the future headquarters of the National Assembly, provided by a technician from the National Reconstruction Office.
The two parliamentarians shared brief speeches, having stressed the excellent relations of friendship and cooperation uniting Angola and Cuba, which date back since the liberation of the African country.
The parties defended the need to increased cooperation, whose methods will be identified in these talks, expected to culminate with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding next Monday.
The Cuban delegation that arrived Thursday in Luanda, for a four-day visit to Angola, will meet, among other figures, with the Ministers of Education, Mpinda Simão and Industry, Joaquim David.
Running a lecture at the Congress Hall, entitled "Cuba, Options and Perspectives, is also part of the visiting agenda.
The programme also include laying of wreath at the monument to the first President of Angola, Antonio Agostinho Neto, courtesy meeting with the provincial governor of Luanda and visit to SONILS base ( Special Economic Zone of Viana).
The delegation will also visit Kilamba town and the Memorial to the Battle of Kifangondo.