AU Commission chairperson to visit Namibia

05 May 2018 13:40pm
WINDHOEK, 05 MAY (NAMPA) – Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat will be in Namibia on Monday on a three-day visit.
The visit is at the invitation of Namibian President, Hage Geingob.
This was announced in a media statement issued on Friday by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation, Selma Ashipala-Musavyi.
According to the statement, the visit highlights the importance Namibia attaches to the African Union and how the AU value Namibia’s membership and contribution to its activities in general.
During the visit, Mahamat will exchange views with Geingob and other Namibian authorities on key African Union priorities, including continental integration, peace and security and AU institutional reforms.
Mahamat will also pay a courtesy call on former President, Hifikepunye Pohamba, the statement noted.
The Commission of the African Union acts as the executive/administrative branch or secretariat of the AU. It consists of a number of commissioners dealing with different areas of policy and is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Mahamat leaves Namibia on 10 May 2018.