ANGOLA: MEDIA/ANGOP/4/5/18 SABANews 1
LUANDA – ANGOLA has joined the rest of the world to celebrate the World Press Freedom Day this THURSDAY.
The Minister of State and Chief of Staff of the President, FREDERICO CARDOSO, has commended media professionals for consolidating democracy over the years in the country.
He has addressed delegates to the Conference on the Challenges of Press Freedom in ANGOLA, held as part of the World Press Freedom Day.
Minister CARDOSO says journalists contribute with their knowledge, dedication, and selflessness in reporting about the country as well as in consolidating its young democracy.
He has also welcomed the creation of the Social Communication Regulatory Body for the delicate role of watching over the actions of the public and private media.
Minister CARDOSO also says freedom of the press exercised with responsibility allows the sharing of multiple views and exchange of ideas among the people.
The Conference on the Challenges of Press Freedom in ANGOLA has been held under the theme: Keeping Power in Check – Media, Justice, and the Rule of Law./Sabanews/cam