Valter Filipe da Silva – Governor of the National Bank of Angola / Photo: Francisco Miudo
Angola is attending the 45th Ordinary Meeting of the Committee of Central Bank Governors (CCBG) of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), which will go from September 12th until the 16th. The Angolan delegation is headed by the governor of the National Bank of Angola (BNA), Valter Filipe da Silva and includes directors and other officials from the Bank.
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the economic transformation of the SADC region countries, analyze macroeconomic policies, the development of trade and investment in the region, payments system, issues related to financial markets, banking supervision as well as information and communication technologies.
On the sidelines of the meeting, the governor of the National Bank of Angola will hold bilateral meetings with his counterparts, including the governor of the Reserve Bank of South Africa, to strengthen ties and address issues related to banking correspondence, as well as hold meetings with the governors of the central banks of Tanzania, Zambia and Namibia.
The CCBG was established in 1995 to address the need for a specialized structure to promote and strengthen cooperation among the SADC central banks. Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mauritius, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Seychelles, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe are members of the CCBG.