Angolan Embassy in Botswana with new facilities

Luanda – The Angolan embassy in Botswana will gain as from Friday, August 11, a new building in Gaborone, in a space of 30 by 50 square meters, according to a press release from the diplomatic representation in that country, sent Wednesday to Angop.

The new building erected of the ground, is located in the noble zone of the city of Gaborone. It has two floors with Administrative, Consular areas and also hosts the Defense Chancellery and a basement for parking of approximately 30 vehicles.

Named “Dr. Antonio Agostinho Neto “, the new property is a recent acquisition of the Angolan State and includes several offices that comprise the sectors of Political and Economic Issues, Press and Culture, Telecommunications, Protocol, Library and two meeting rooms.

Political-diplomatic relations between Angola and Botswana are dated back to 1976, when Botswana recognized Angola as a sovereign and independent country.

Shortly after this event, Angola and Botswana began to combine efforts through their active participation in the then Frontline countries along with Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia.

Both countries are member states of the African Union (AU) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC), whose headquarters is located in Gaborone.

Source: Angola Press News Agency