Sudan’s President to visit Ethiopia for a summit next week


Omer Al-Bashir, the President of Sudan is expected in Ethiopia to participate in the African Union summit scheduled to be held in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, next week, as confirmed by Sudan’s Foreign Minister.

The arranged summit is under the theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in youth”.

It is reported that the summit began on Tuesday and is likely to continue up until 4th July 2017.

According to the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Gharib Khidir in a press that was released on Wednesday, all files have been completed for Sudan’s participation in the summit at all levels.

The Heads of State and Government of the African Union will have an Assembly from the 3rd to 4th July 2017.

Gharib Khidir informed journalists that the meeting would discuss several issues among which are: security and peace, combating terrorism, human trafficking and negative phenomena, not forgetting the situation in Libya and Palestine.

Furthermore, Khidir informed that he has confidence that the African Leaders in the summit will continue to support all issues of concern to Sudan.

Khidir said this pointing to the National dialogue and the improvement of the situation in Darfur besides the positive regional and international roles played by Sudan.




Correspondent: Shamilah Namuddu

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