Luanda – Angola is attending a Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) meeting on Thursday in Gaborone (Botswana) that is set to elect a new executive secretary for the regional organisation.Running for SADC executive secretary are currently two …
Luanda – Angola is attending a Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) meeting on Thursday in Gaborone (Botswana) that is set to elect a new executive secretary for the regional organisation.
Running for SADC executive secretary are currently two finalist candidates, namely Faustin Luanga Mukela, from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Elias Mpedi Magosi, from Botswana.
The Foreign Ministry says in a press release the Angolan delegation to the event is led by minister Téte António.
According to the organisation’s procedures, during the meeting, the two standing candidates are supposed to be interviewed by the foreign ministers from the Member States’ Ad hoc Selection Committee.
The Ad hoc Selection Committee comprises Angola, Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania and Eswatini that will finalise the process.
SADC is a regional organisation established in 1992 to foster cooperation and socio-economic integration in terms of Southern Africa political and security affairs.
It groups Angola, Comoros, Mozambique, DRC, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, South Africa, Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Zambia, Seychelles, Mauritius, Namibia and Botswana.
Source: Angola Press News Agency