"A very important issue is partnerships, which implies that investments must be made on the basis of the principles on which partnerships must be made, that is, for both parties to win, and this message from Africa to Europe has been be well received, and this is very important", said Carlos Alberto Fonseca.
Speaking to Lusa and RTP África on the sidelines of the Eurafrica Forum, which ends this Friday in Carcavelos, on the outskirts of Lisbon, the Angolan ambassador to Portugal stressed that there is still room to improve relations between the two continents.
"The relations between Europe and Africa are good, they have ups and downs, but there is a lot to be done in these relations, especially considering the circumstances in which the world lives. world, of transformation, in order to avoid delays in this relationship, there has to be an update not only in the ways of making cooperation, to make it stronger and looking not only for the immediate term, but for the medium and long term", said Carlos Alberto Fonseca.
For the Angolan ambassador in Lisbon, it is the long-term perspective "that gives greater sustainability and it is in this perspective that Europe-Africa relations must develop, because there must be greater technology transfer, greater participation and there must be a great effort so that the development of Africa becomes a reality and can count on the support of Europe".
The fifth edition of the Eurafrica Forum is organized around five axes and includes the participation of the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, the presidents of Portugal, Cape Verde and São Tomé and Príncipe, and several businessmen and bankers. Portuguese and Africans.