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Angola calls partners to discuss economic cooperation on eve of CPLP summit

Angola has scheduled for July 15, the day before the summit in which it will assume the presidency of the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP), a round table to discuss issues related to Economic and Business Cooperation, it was announced this Thursday.


"The aim is to address issues relating to the promotion of economic and business cooperation, identification of bases for expansion of the intra-community market, ways of strengthening the activity of business confederations and associations and the consensual platform for multilateral dialogue at the service of financing, investment, trade, growth and economic development of the Member States of the CPLP," indicated a note from the Ministry of Economy and Planning (MEP).

In addition to these issues, ideas will be discussed that allow "the establishment of strategies, policies, programs, projects and actions to dominate a Pillar of Economic and Business Cooperation within the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries.

The summit of heads of state and government of the CPLP member countries (Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe and East Timor) will be held on July 16 and 17 in Luanda.

The summit is expected to approve the internal mobility agreement prepared by Cape Verde, which currently holds the rotating presidency of the organization.

During its two-year mandate, Angola will bet on economic and entrepreneurial cooperation and will suggest, during the Luanda conference, the inclusion in the community's agenda of a pillar promoting economic and entrepreneurial cooperation.

Angola's presidency will be governed by the motto "Building and Strengthening a Common and Sustainable Future.

The round table, which will take place from 08h30 to 12h30 at the Carlos Rocha Press Center "Dilolwa" at MEP will be co-chaired by the Ministers of Economy and Planning, Sérgio dos Santos and Foreign Affairs, Téte António.

The initiative will bring together participants from member state governments, observer countries, academia, investment promotion agencies, financial and banking entities and business confederations and associations.