ANGOLAN PRESIDENT CONGRATULATES PRESIDENT-ELECT OF CENTRAL AFRICAN REP.

-President Jose Eduardo dos Santos of Angola has congratulated the president-elect of the Central Africa Republic, Faustin-Archange Touadera, following his recent election.

A media statement issued by the Civil Affairs Office of the Presidency here Wednesday said President Eduardo dos Santos considered that the victory in the election showed the trust the people placed on President-elect Touadera to lead the process of consolidation of peace, stability and democracy in the CAR.

In his message, the Angolan head of State expressed the wish to have the ties of friendship and co-operation between the two countries strengthened.

Touadera, a former prime minister of the CAR, won the presidential election run-off with 62,71 per cent of the votes, against 37,29 per cent for his main rival, Anicet-Georges Dologuele.

Source: ANGOP