H E Joao Manuel Goncalves Lourenco re-elected as the President of Angola
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The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has congratulated H E Joao Manuel Goncalves Lourenco on being re-elected as the President of Angola on 15 September.
IMPORTANT FACTS -
- Angola is an important friend of India and the people of both the countries enjoy cordial and friendly relations.
With Lourenco securing another five-year term, the bilateral ties shared between India and Angola are expected to improve in terms of trade.
He has served as the president of Angola since 26 September 2017.
Prior to this, he was the Defence Minister from 2014 to 2017.
In September 2018, he became the Chairman of the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola, the ruling party.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION -
About Angola :
Angola is a country located in South-West Africa
Capital - Luanda
Official Language - Portuguese
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