Bilateral relations between Angola and China were under analysis last week at a meeting between the chairman of the 3rd Commission of the National Assembly, Alcides Sakala, and the Chinese ambassador to Angola, Gong Tao.
Specifically, the two entities analysed the partnership in the political and economic fields, with the Chinese diplomat expressing his country’s availability to continue hand in hand with Angola.
According to Gong Tao, who considered Angola a strategic partner, the intention is to further strengthen existing relations and support large companies on both sides.
At the end of the audience with the chairman of the Commission on Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Angolan Communities Abroad, the ambassador said he had also addressed the celebration of the 40th anniversary of relations between the two countries.
Angola and China mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of cooperation relations on January 12, 2023.
As part of the date, the Chinese ambassador to Angola hopes that the celebration will serve to intensify relations in the field of interpersonal exchange.
On the occasion, the diplomat presented greetings from the Chinese leader and delivered four volumes of texts by President Xi Jinping on governance in China.
Gong Tao expressed, in statements to the press at the end of the audience, his will to continue to cooperate with Angola in the economic sector and in the execution of projects in the social field.
As part of the exchange of experiences, the diplomat said that a visit by Angolan parliamentarians to China is in the pipeline, for contacts with the MPs of that country to exchange experiences.