Angola and South Africa have agreed to step up bilateral cultural cooperation, according to the final statement of the four-day visit to the country by the South African minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Methethwa.
The two countries have agreed to step up the implementation of the bilateral agreement in the cultural field and to cooperate in the projects of Cuito Cuanavale, Human Rights, Liberation and Reconciliation Struggle, Nelson Mandela Memorial Sites.
The two states intend to inscribe the Cuito Cuanavale and Nelson Mandela Memorial Sites, respectively, as a contribution to the “Routes to Independence: Heritage Program of the African Liberation Struggle list.
They agreed to hold national cultural weeks in Angola and South Africa, as well as encouraging the establishment of Executive Committees to monitor the progress of program implementation and report on a quarterly basis.
During his four-day stay, the South African official visited, among other infrastructures, the memorials of Cuito Cuanavale and Agostinho Neto, as well as the Monument of the Unknown Soldier. Enditem