President Lourenço welcomes German investment during Merkel visit

Angola and Germany have enjoyed solid and friendly bilateral relations for many years.
Following a first official meeting in Germany in August 2018, on February 7th 2020 it was President João Lourenço’s turn to welcome Chancellor Angela Merkel in Angola.

In addition to official talks between the two leaders, the local and international business community was invited to the 8th Angola-Germany Economic Forum.
During the event, Angola’s Head of State reminded the attendees of Angola’s pro-business approach, and highlighted the sectors of transport, energy, industry and agriculture, among others, with regard to potential investment from Germany.

Chancellor Merkel confirmed Germany’s support towards Angola’s economic development.

In addition, five MoUs were signed between German companies and Angolan counterparts.

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