According to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to which VerAngola had access, the official also highlighted "the need to create an economic and business roadmap between Angola and Germany", aimed at identifying and materializing projects in sectors such as fisheries, transport, etc.
"The Secretary of State welcomed the Angolan-German partnership in the field of energy transition in Angola, underlining the importance of the agreement for the installation of a green hydrogen production plant in the country, having highlighted the need to create an economic and business roadmap between Angola and Germany, with a view to identifying and materializing projects in the fields of agriculture and forestry, fisheries, transport, among others", reads the note.
Speaking within the scope of a meeting between Angolan and German delegations, which took place this Wednesday, in Luanda, within the framework of bilateral cooperation in "the most varied areas of political, diplomatic, economic and social life", the Secretary of State He also referred to the "regular exchanges of high-level visits between" both countries, highlighting the visit to Germany made by João Lourenço, in August 2018, and the former German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, to Angola in February 2020.
According to the communiqué, at the meeting – which was chaired by Esmeralda Mendonça and Kátia Keul, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany – the delegations "reviewed issues of bilateral scope and of common interest", having spoken "of multilateralism and current African issues, with emphasis on the conflict between the DRC and Rwanda, and the situation of insecurity in CAR, Sudan and Mozambique".
In bilateral terms, adds the note, "the parties focused their attention on the areas of energy trading, defence, scientific research, energy and water, among others".
Both countries are working towards the creation, as soon as possible, of the Bilateral Commission in order to "stimulate the implementation of the legal instruments that already exist between the parties".
"The strengthening of political dialogue at the highest level on the main issues of international politics, with a view to contributing to the materialization of the Goals of the UN Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development is another aspect that was on the table of the conversations between the two delegations", it is also read in the communiqué.