ALGERIAN FM IN WINDHOEK FOR MINISTERIAL MEETING ON AU’S AGENDA 2063

WINDHOEK, -- Algerian Minister of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Ramtane Lamamra has arrived in Windhoek to attend a meeting of the ministerial committee monitoring the implementation of the African Union (AU) Agenda 2063 initiative.

While in the Namibian capital, Lamamra will also be having discussions with his counterparts from the other countries represented on the committee and will meet senior Namibian officials for discussions on bilateral co-operation and political issues of common interest.

Established in 2013, following a decision by the AU Summit of Heads of State and Government, the ministerial committee monitoring the implementation of Agenda 2063 is tasked with making sure the AU's political resolutions to promote peace, security, development and unity in Africa are implemented, in line with the strategic objectives Agenda 2063, the AU's 50-year development strategy for Africa.

The monitoring committee is made up of five AU member states, one state representing each African sub-region. Algeria had been re-elected for the second time at the committee, along with Burkina Faso, Rwanda and Cameroon, in addition to Chad, as the acting chair of the AU Commission.

The meeting is laos being attended by the representatives of Africa's regional economic communities (RECs).

Source: Name News Network