Angola at African ministers meeting on decentralisation
Luanda, Luanda – Angola attended the opening of the African Ministers Conference on Decentralisation and Local Development (CADDEL) held from May 10-11 in Yaounde (Cameroon), with a delegation headed by the deputy minister of Territory Administration, Cremildo Paca. Speaking to Angop at Luanda’s “4 de Fevereiro” International Airport short after arriving in the country back from Yaounde, the deputy minister said Angola holds one of CADDEL’s five vice presidencies, representing the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). During the meeting, according to the official, the participants discussed and approved the guidelines on the drafting of the Charter on Decentralisation and Local Development in Africa. The meeting also reviewed the information on the annual contribution of member states, setting up of CADDEL’s Executive Secretariat and other matters, Angop learned. Cremildo Paca stated as well that on the occasion CADDEL’s acting president, the Mozambican minister of State Administration, Carmelita Rita Namashulua, reaffirmed the conviction that the organisation will have a stronger action and its impact on the process of decentralisation and local development in Africa will be greater, through the involvement of all member countries and support of partners.