Thursday 15 September 2022 – 14:55
Prime Minister Aziz Akhannouch represented King Mohammed VI at the inauguration ceremony of João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, who was re-elected President of Angola.
The inauguration ceremony of Angolan President Joao Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço and Vice President Esperanca Costa took place today, Thursday, at Republic Square, in the capital, Luanda.
The King of the country sent a congratulatory message to Joao Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço for his re-election as President of the Republic of Angola.
In this telegram, the King expressed his warm congratulations and sincere wishes for success in his high office to João Manuel.
King Mohammed VI also thanked the ties of friendship and African brotherhood that unite the two countries, highlighting his constant willingness to work with the Angolan president to continue strengthening bilateral relations based on mutual respect and fruitful cooperation, so that it serves the common interests of the two brother peoples.
The final results of the general elections organized on August 24, the fifth in Angola, confirmed the victory of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, and its leader, Joao Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, with 51.17 percent of the vote. issued.
These results allowed Joao Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço to assume the presidency of the country for a second term.