The OACPS is holding a Joint Parliamentary Assembly in Maputo, Mozambique from 25 October to 2 November 2022.

The sessions are being presided over by the president of the Assembly Honourable Peter Kelinoera from the Solomon Islands.

The first item on the agenda was the update on the December OACPS heads of state summit in Luanda, Angola.

Ambassador Alves Primo from Angola, on behalf of the Foreign Minister Tete Antonio, told the delegates on the preparations for the December OACPS heads of state meeting.

OACPS Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs and Human Development, Dr Ibrahim Richard, said the Luanda summit will explore the need for having more new strategic partners and enhancing trade among OACPS states.

Dr Richard said the OACPS had invited a number of significant political and business leaders to the summit.