SAPST is attending the 43rd Plenary Assembly Session of the Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) in Angola which opened today.
Officially opening the session in Luanda, Angolan President João Lourenço urged members to seek the best ways for the rapid economic integration of the organization.
The 43rd plenary Assembly, will once again strategies on ways of progressing from a simple parliamentary exchange platform into a regional parliament.
The Forum, made up by 14 parliaments, is also discussing issues relating to the bills for the amendments of the constitution, SADC PF regulation, the functional and organizational structure of the organization secretariat.
The forum is running under the theme, “Deepening the Economic Integration of SADC through Industrialization-Role of Parliaments”.
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Parliamentary Forum is an autonomous institution, established in 1997 and consists of 14 parliaments from the region, namely Angola, South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Malawi, Republic Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Botswana, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mozambique, eSwatini (former Swaziland), Zambia, Seychelles.