Angolan president leaves for Italy

The Angolan Head of State João Lourenço left Luanda Tuesday bound for Rome, Italy, to start as of Wednesday a two-day state visit at the invitation of the local authorities.

The statesman received farewell greetings from the Vice-President of the Republic Esperança da Costa and government officials.

João Lourenço is expected to meet his Italian counterpart, Sergio Mattarella, and the Italian Prime Minister, Giorgina Meloni.

João Lourenço visiting agenda includes a dinner to be offered by Sergio Mattarella.

The programme also features Angola-Italy business forum and audiences to businesspeople.

Angola and Italy established diplomatic relations on June 4, 1976.

Source: Angola Press News Agency (APNA)