Commencement of 29th Summit of AU Heads of State and Government

Addis Ababa, July 3, 2017 (SPS) - The works of the 29th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union opened on Monday at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, with the participation of Prime Minister Abdelkader Taleb-Omar as the representative of the President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Ibrahim Ghali, at the summit.

The Summit is held under the theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth,” July 3-4, at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa.

The Prime Minister is accompanied by an important delegation including Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed-Salem Ould-Salik, Coordinator with MINURSO, Emhamad Khadad, Minister Delegate for African Affairs, Hamdi Khalil Mayara, Minister of Social Affairs and Promotion of Women, Mehfuda Mohammed Rahal, Ambassador to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union, Lamine Baali. (SPS)