The Socialist International celebrates the success of President João Lourenço who was re-elected in Angola’s recent presidential elections, heralding a great victory for the Angolan people and the future of the country.
The SI was pleased to join the President and the MPLA in Luanda for the elections, along with other international observers including representatives from the African Union, former heads of state and government, and many others from political parties and organisations worldwide.
During proceedings, SI Secretary General Luis Ayala noted the efficiency and transparency of the electoral process, which underscores the effective democratic advancements that have been made in Angola under the leadership of President Lourenço and the MPLA.
The election results undoubtedly emphasise the strong will of the Angolan people to continue the path of social democracy, human rights and freedoms, and the SI warmly congratulates President João Lourenço, members of the MPLA, and all the Angolan people on their victory and success.
Press conference with SI Secretary General Luis Ayala
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