The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia, Nikola Selaković, attended the inauguration of the President of Angola João Manuel Gonsalves Lawrence today, in his capacity as a special envoy of the President of Serbia, and had the opportunity to meet with officials of several African countries on the sidelines of the ceremony.
Selaković stated that he was honored to be at the ceremonial inauguration of President Joao Lawrence, who was re-elected to that position, otherwise a proven friend of Serbia who confirmed his commitment to our country by supporting cooperation at the level of the ministries of the two countries.
The head of Serbian diplomacy conveyed to President João Lawrence the personal congratulations and greetings of the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, as well as wishes for the success and well-being of Angola.
The event, as Selaković said, brought together a large number of high-ranking officials from African countries and was an opportunity to affirm in bilateral meetings Serbia’s commitment to the development of comprehensive cooperation with traditional friends from the African continent.
“This was another opportunity to see how much Serbia today, precisely thanks to the serious management of the country and seriously implemented reforms, is recognized as a model for recovery, an example of a country that can solve problems that seemed intractable with its own strength and wise leadership,” he said. is Selakovic.
According to him, it is always an honor to represent Serbia, but it is an additional reason to be proud when you represent a country that is recognized as someone who does not give up the fight for a better tomorrow and who is ready to share with his friends as much good as he has.
Many of the countries whose leaders he met in Luanda, as he pointed out, have students in Belgrade, as part of the World in Serbia program, and our country will host almost 350 new scholarship holders next year, mostly from African countries, where traditionally oriented countries towards cooperation with Serbia and support it in the fight for Kosovo and Metohija.
On the sidelines of the ceremony, Minister Selaković had a series of bilateral meetings, among others with the President of Guinea-Bissau, the President of Namibia, the newly elected President of Zimbabwe, the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Gabon, and the Minister of Defense of Mozambique, and he conveyed the greetings of the President of Serbia and his wishes to many of the statesmen present. to host them in Belgrade as soon as possible.
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