Boa Vista: Student of Secondary School informed about National Defense Day, military recruitment and the Armed Forces

Sal Rei, Nov 7 (Inforpress) – This, Tuesday, the Students at Boa Vista secondary school had the opportunity to learn about national defence and the importance of the Armed Forces during a lecture given by Captain Zeferino Duarte, an activity held to commemorate National Defence Day.

This activity, which took place in the auditorium of the school, was part of the celebration of National Defense Day which takes place on the 6th of November, organized by the Ministry of National Defense, which has sought to extend the celebrations of this day, in order to instill in the living forces of society and in citizens the role and importance of their participation in defense issues.

During the lecture, the armed forces officer first addressed the national liberation struggle, the situation of national defense, the existence of the armed forces before and after Cabo Verde’s dependence.

The speaker explained the date of National Defence, namely the reasons for its commemoration, how it came about, how Cabo Verde’s armed forces are organised, the responsibility of each of the country’s military regions and the responsibilities of the national coastguard.



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