According to the Jornal de Angola newspaper, the decision by the SADC Council of Ministers was adopted on Sunday in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
A press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Angola confirmed that the forum approved the allocation of 1.4 million dollars to cover the Center’s initial needs over the first three years, from 2022 to 2025. The meeting allowed participants to deliberate on a variety of topics related to boosting cooperation, integration and development in the framework of the Southern African Development Community, the Foreign Ministry stated.
In the words of the Foreign Ministry, the common purpose points to “inclusive and resilient” economic growth, which contemplates the management of the Regional Center of Humanitarian and Emergency Operations, based in the province of Nampula, in Mozambique.
The meeting addressed the urgent need to implement the SADC Market industrialization and integration programs, based on the 2020-2030 Regional Strategic Development Plan.