Luanda – The presidents of Angola, José Eduardo dos Santos and of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila, Thursday in Luanda discussed matters concerning bilateral cooperation.
This followed a few-hour visit president Joseph Kabila paid to Angola at the invitation of his local counterpart.
According to a note from the Civil Affairs Office of the Presidency of the Republic released at the end of the audience, the two heads of State reviewed the situation prevailing in the continent and in the Great Lakes region, stressing the need for security and stability for development of Africa.
The two presidents also reviewed the stated of bilateral relations in various domains, with a stress to the rehabilitation of the Benguela Railway, whose operation is expected to operate as a structuring factor of great impact for the development of the economy of both countries and regional integration.
The source said the talks went in an environment of honesty and mutual comprehension that characterises the relations existing between the two countries.
Angola and DRC are part of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) currently chaired by president José Eduardo dos Santos.