Luanda — The Governmental delegation, chaired by State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Manuel Augusto, will travel on Wednesday to United Kingdom, where he expected to attend on 12-13 February the Summit on ?Illegal Trade and Trafficking of Wild Animals?, on behalf of the Angolan government.
According the director of State Secretary's Office, Salvador de Jesus, speaking to Angop, said that the summit is an initiative of Duck of Wales, Prince Charles, and Angola was invited to attend the event by the UK Ministry of Foreign Affairs, due to the fact of having a huge biodiversity.
The forum, to be preceded by several meetings of experts, will be attended by representatives from all over the world, such as Heads of States and Governments, Scholars, State Secretaries, environmentalists, among other guests interested in issues related to conservation of species.
Angola ratified in 2013, the "Cites Convention", a world commitment document which deals with "International Trade of Endangered Species of wild Fauna and Flora".
The United Kingdom has a very associated and combined effort civil society toward the preservation of the fauna and flora species, existing in the country dozens of associations and NGOs committed to this cause.