Saturday 18 November 2017

Mozambican, Angolan MPs to share work notes

Mozambican, Angolan MPs to share work notes
(APA 06/23/17)
the Angolan capital, Luanda.

A delegation of Mozambican members of parliament has arrived in the Angolan capital, Luanda for a seven-day working visit, during which both sides will swap notes on their respective experiences.

Upon arrival on Thursday morning, the Mozambican delegation was met by the deputies of the 9th Commission of the Angolan Parliament, which is responsible for issues of ethics.

At the end of the meeting, the chairman of the committee, who is in charge of Parliamentary Ethics, Silvério Ronguane, said that the purpose of the visit was to exchange experiences, taking into account the work in progress in the Code of
Ethics of the laws of Angola.

"We know that Angola already has a Code of Ethics in operation and we intend to share its experience, within the framework of decency, decency management, transparency and protection of legislators during the reform phase, among other issues that appear to be a permanent challenge of hemicycle ' the lawmaker reportedly said.

He added that the visit comes in return for the recent trip to Mozambique by a delegation from the Angolan Parliament's Ethics Commission to strengthen ties of cooperation, friendship and common learning.

The speaker of the 9th Commission of the National Assembly of Angola, Clarisse Kaputo, said that during the stay of the Mozambican deputies they will exchange experiences on issues of interest for both parliaments.

In this sense, she expressed the readiness of the Angolan MPs to lend their experiences on matters of interest to their colleagues.

Angola and Mozambique are both former Portuguese colonies and attained independence in 1974 before being plunged into years of civil war.

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