Subject: East Timor Army Staff Chief Visits Angola military commanders

East Timor Army Staff Chief Visits FAA Divisions

Angola Press Agency (Luanda)

October 18, 2002 Posted to the web October 18, 2002


East Timor Armed Forces Chiefs of Staff, Gen.Taur Matan Ruak visits FAA divisions

East Timor Armed Forces chief of staff, Gen. Taur Matan Ruak, is meeting Thursday in Luanda with the commanders of the three branches of Angolan army land forces, airforce and navy) to learn about their functioning and structures.

On an official visit to Angola since Tuesday, Gen. Ruak will first meet with Faa's land forces chief of staff, followed by those of Airforce and Navy.

In the afternoon, the General and his delegation will visit higher military training institute before travelling on Saturday to central Bie and Benguela provinces.

On Sunday, its last visiting day, the military delegation will tour some local touristic resorts before leaving for East Timor.

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