Thursday, 10 April 2014

Ayoub  mzee with  the  Guyana  High  commissioner

New non AU Member State Permanent Representatives to the African Union present letters of Credence to the AU Chairperson

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 9 April, 2014: Five new Ambassadors to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Permanent Representatives to the African Union presented their letters of credence to the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Wednesday 9 April 2014.

The five representatives, whose countries are not member states of the African Union, in order of presentation are: Qatar: H.H. Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Rumaihi; Sri Lanka:H.E. Dr. Kana V Kananathan; Uruguay: H.E. Agustin Espinosa-Lioveras; Serbia:      H.E. Mr. Dragan Mraovic; Italy: H.E. Mr, Giuseppe Mistretta;

The Permanent Representatives each discussed with Dr. Dlamini Zuma the various areas of cooperation they envisage embarking on to strengthen the relationship with the African Union.

Some of the areas of cooperation include economic development, investment, agriculture and agro-processing, peace and security, tourism, mining and migration.

Following discussions the Chairperson of the AU Commission congratulated each Permanent Representative on their appointment, and pledged her availability and support during their tour of duty.