Cuban Ricardo Alarcon Praises Relations with Angola


The President of the Cuban National Assembly, Ricardo Alarcón de Quesada, praised the relations between the Parliaments of Angola and Cuba, labelling them as excellent.

Alarcón made the remarks when speaking to journalists on arrival in Luanda on Thursday, as he kicked off a four-day official visit to Angola, at the invitation of his local counterpart, Antonio Paulo Kassoma.

“The relations between our parliaments are excellent, we have always supported each other in the various international parliamentary meetings,…we have signed various accords and this time we are going to sign one cooperation protocol,” said Alarcon.

During his stay in Angola, the Cuban Parliamentary leader will meet with the ministers of Education, Mpinda Simão, Industry, Joaquim David, and deliver a lecture on “Cuba: options and perspectives”.

He will also lay a wreath by the monument of the Angolan first and late president, António Agostinho Neto.

According to his agenda, Alarcon will tour several places of interest, like the Oil Company (SONANGOL) logistics base (SONILS), to the Viana Special Economic Zone, to the Kilamba city and to Kifangondo Battle memorial. (Taken from RHC)

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