General Election and re-election of H.E. Mr. Lourenço as the President of the Republic of Angola
(Statement by Foreign Press Secretary ONO Hikariko)
September 12, 2022
- The Government of Japan welcomes that the result of the general election in the Republic of Angola, which was held in a peaceful manner on August 24, has been confirmed on September 8 and congratulates H.E. Mr. João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço on his re-election as the President.
- The Government of Japan expects that, under the strong leadership of President Lourenço, the Government of the Republic of Angola will continue to promote good governance and foster proactive efforts for diversification and stabilization of economy and improvement of business environment through consolidation of the democratic process.
- Japan is committed to further strengthening friendly and cooperative relations with the Republic of Angola, promoting follow-up of TICAD8 held in August.