Breaking News - 17th October 2022
National Assembly President Receives Sovereigns From
By Courtesy of Angolapress, Joaquina Bento - Angop
National Assembly President Carolina Cerqueira (right)
receives sovereigns from Eastern Angola
Luanda - The Speaker of the National Assembly (AN), Carolina
Cerqueira, this Monday granted a joint audience to two
sovereigns of eastern Angola (Moxico), as part of the
opening of the Fifth Legislature.
These are Queen Nhakatolo Tchilombo and King Mwene
Mbandu IV, who were present, Saturday (15), at the solemn
plenary meeting of the I Legislative Session of the V
Legislature, at the invitation of parliament.
The AN held the formal opening of the aforementioned
legislature, which had as its high point the Message on the
State of the Nation, delivered by the President of the
Republic, Joćo Lourenēo.
At the end of the meeting, the
King of the Mbundas and Luvale praised the message of the
Head of State in the hemicycle, asking that the projects
presented be implemented to make "Angola different".
He asked the authorities for support to create jobs for
young people, taking into account the existing mineral
resources in the region, namely copper, iron, gold and
For the sovereign of the Luvales and Luenas, the meeting
served to address various issues in the country, especially
the difficult living conditions of the population of Alto
Zambeze, Moxico province.
She pointed out, among other evils, the lack of flow of
agricultural products due to the inexistence of
communication routes in an acceptable state.