CPLP celebrates Portuguese Day
Harare, Harare – The ambassadors of CPLP Countries in Zimbabwe, namely (Angola, Brazil, Portugal and Mozambique), celebrated on Monday in Harare the Day of Portuguese Language and Lusophone Culture, an initiative of Angolan embassy in that country. Addressing the opening ceremony of the event, the Angolan ambassador, Pedro Hendrick Vall Neto, highlighted the importance of May 5, stressing that the celebrations aim at transmitting Zimbabwean authorities that CPLP in Zimbabwe will continue to work on the development of Zimbabwe. The ambassador expressed "very special thanks to the President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, and to the peaceful Zimbabwean people who hosts the communities rooted in the four corners of its territory, working hand in hand in building this great country." Pedro Vall Neto on behalf of Angola presidency in CPLP stressed the importance of this day based on "the fact that it means the day which Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe and East Timor formally replacing the notion of the Portuguese world, the colonial point of view, the great idea of Lusophone space."