ANGOLAN PRESIDENT IN WINDHOEK FOR THREE-DAY STATE VISIT TO NAMIBIA

WINDHOEK-- Angolan President JoAPound o Lourenco arrived in Windhoek Thursday for a three-day State visit to Namibia. He was welcomed at State House by President Hage Geingob.

Shortly after attending the official welcoming ceremony, the two Heads of State went into a closed-door meeting. It was his first visit to Namibia since he was sworn in as the president of Angola in September last year.

During his stay in Namibia, Lourenco will have various engagements lined up, including a State banquet in his honour on Thursday evening. He will also be the guest of honour in the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Cassinga Massacre on Friday at the Heroes' Acre in Windhoek.

Cassinga Day is commemorated in Namibia remembrance of the attack by the apartheid forces of South Africa on the Cassinga Refugee Camp in southern Angola on May 4, 1978.

The Angolan leader will also witness the renaming of Ausspannplatz Circle to Dr. Antonio Agostinho Neto Square in honour Angola's first president.

The Angolan President and his delegation depart for Luanda on Saturday.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK