Angola - Foreign Minister Travels to Botswana
The minister of Foreign Affairs, Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, moves Thursday to Gaborone, Botswana, to attend the meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), to be held on 14-15 August.
A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Mirex) that reached, Wednesday, ANGOP, states that the aforesaid meeting of the SADC Council of Ministers has as an objective the evaluation of the main activities of this regional organization.
During the meeting, participants will prepare the agenda for the annual summit of Heads of State and Government of SADC, scheduled for the 17th and 18th August, and the report on the security situation in the region as well as political, economic and financial matters, stresses the note.
It adds that other issues, including the situation of economic integration and the continental and tripartite free trade zone, the development of regional infrastructure, as well as the Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (RISDP) will also be addressed by the participants to the meeting.
In the point on the economic, financial and social issues of the region, the participants will also address the SADC Regional Development Fund and the Budget Finance 2015/16, says the document.
SADC comprises Angola, South Africa, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mauritius, Seychelles, Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.