January 13, 2023
The President of Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Honorary Consul of Angola in Nagoya, Mr. Ichiro Kashitani, visited Angola on January 10 to 13 of 2023.
He visited the constructions of the Namibe Ore Carrier Port, constructions in charge of Toyota Tsusho and TOA. He also visited the trading port and had a working meeting with the Governos Archer Mangueira, during which a set of information was passed that could be the object of study by the japanese company. The visit was accompanied by the Secretary of State for Transport, Emílio Lomba.
The President of Toyota Tsusho also visited the province of Benguela, where he met with the Governor of the Province and visited the future facilities where the Lobito refinery will be built. He later visited two fish treatment complexes in Baía Farta.
In Luanda, he received the PCA of the Dande Free Zone, having received a detailed explanation of the complex to be built in Bengo Province.
He was also received by the Ministers of Economy and Planning and Transport, respectively Mário Caetano João and Ricardo Viegas de Abreu, with whom he addressed the possibility of investment in very specific areas to be indicated by the Angolan side.
The highest point of the visit took place when the delegation of the President of Toyota Tsusho and Honorary Consul of Angola in Nagoya was received in audience by the President of the Republic of Angola, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço.
The Angolan Ambassador to Japan, Rui Orlando Xavier, accompanied the delegation’s visit.