NEIGHBOURS ANGOLA, NAMIBIA TO HOLD DEFENCE, SECURITY TALKS THIS WEEK

LUANDA-- Defence and security issues will dominate the agenda for the 20th meeting of the Angolan-Namibian Joint Commission to be held this week in Lubango, capital of the southern Angolan province of Huila.

The meeting, taking place from Monday to Thursday, will review the deliberations and recommendations of the 19th meeting of the commission held in October 2015 in the city of Swakopmund in Namibia, as well discuss future actions in areas of bilateral interest in these areas.

According to a media statement issued by Angola's Ministry of National Defence, the Angolan delegation will be led by Minister of Interior A´┐Żngelo da Veiga Tavares.

The work of the Angola-Namibia Joint Defense and Security Commission begins with a meeting of experts on Monday. The ministers are scheduled to meet on Wednesday.

Neighbours Angola and Namibia have been co-operating for more than 20 years in a wide range of areas, with emphasis on energy and water, agriculture, transport, education, defence and security, health, among other areas.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK