Angola stresses the deal on green hydrogen production

The agreement providing for the installation of a green hydrogen production plant in the country was highlighted by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Esmeralda Mendonça.

The deal is part of the Angolan-German partnership in the field of energy transition in Angola, under bilateral cooperation on the most varied areas of political, diplomatic, economic and social life.

Esmeralda Mendonça was speaking to the press at the end of a meeting between Angola and Germany delegations.

At at meeting, in which the German side was chaired by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany, Kátia Keul, Esmeralda Mendonça welcomed the Angolan-German partnership.

She highlighted the need to create an economic and business roadmap between Angola and Germany.

The roadmap, she said, would be used to identifying and implementing the projects in the fields of Agriculture and Forestry, Fisheries and Transport.

The official also mentioned the regular exchanges of high-level visits between the two countries, highlighting the President João Lourenço’s visit to Germany in August 2018, and that of the former German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, to Angola, in February of 2020.

As for the bilateral issue, the parties focused on the fields of Energy Transaction, Defence, Scientific Research, Energy and Water, among others. The two countries are working towards the creation, as soon as possible, of the Bilateral Commission in order to streamline the implementation of the legal instruments that already exist between the parties.

During the meeting, both delegations reviewed bilateral and common interest issues, as well as talking about multilateralism and current African issues, with emphasis on the conflict between the DRC and Rwanda, and the insecurity situation in CAR, Sudan and Mozambique.

The strengthening of political dialogue, at the highest level, on the main issues of international politics, with a view to contributing to the implementation of the Goals of the UN Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development was another aspect analysed at the meeting.

Source: Angola Press News Agency (APNA)