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Mozambique’s President of the Republic, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, is paying a working visit to Cabo Delgado province today, namely to Mecúfi district, where he inaugurated a bank branch – under the presidential initiative “One District, One Bank” – and a local high school, according to a press release issued by the Presidency of the Republic.
On Saturday and Sunday, the President will participate in the 39th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania.
President Nyusi will be accompanied by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, José Pacheco, of Industry and Commerce, Ragendra de Sousa; by Deputy Minister of Land, Environment and Rural Development, Celmira da Silva; the Ambassador of Mozambique to the United Republic of Tanzania, Mónica Patrício; members of staff of the Presidency of the Republic and other State institutions.
The Dar-Es-Salaam summit is being preceded by the meetings of experts and the organisation’s Council of Ministers, who have already evaluated the implementation of SADC’s 2015/2020 Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (RISDP).
During the summit, the ministers are to propose to the SADC leaders, among other issues, the creation of emergency and early warning mechanisms, having into perspective the prevention of climatic phenomena, as well as the transformation of the SADC Parliamentary Forum into a regional parliament.
During the gathering, Tanzania is to take over from Namibia the rotating SADC presidency for one year.
SADC comprises Angola, South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini (former Swaziland), Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Mauritius, Namibia, DR Congo, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Earlier this morning, The President inaugurated the Ministry of Finance headquarters building in Maputo, the country’s capital. The new building consists of two 19-story towers and will bring together all the ministry’s departments, previously operating in scattered locations, facilitating communication between different sectors, as well as improving users’ access to public services.Source: Noticias / News Agencies