APS : Monday, 03 July 2017
ADDIS ABABA- Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune arrived Sunday, in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) to represent the president of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the 29th session of the conference of Heads of State
and Government of the African Union (AU) taking place Monday and Tuesday, in the Ethiopian capital.
Tebboune will chair the Algerian delegation to the works of this conference of African heads of State and Government who designated, in the latest summit in January, president Bouteflika as a coordinator of the African Union for the fight against terrorism and violent extremism.
In this regard, the Prime Minister will present, on behalf of the president of the Republic, a memorandum on the African strategy regarding the fight against terrorism, which should serve as a roadmap for all the efforts of this continental organization as part of the fight against terrorism.
In addition to the review of the main theme relating to the exploitation of the demographic dividend through the investment in youth,” the AU Summit will focus “on a series of issues that are strategic for the Union, particularly the state of peace and security in Africa, the implementation of the Agenda 2063, the Union’s reform, the reform of the Security Council as well as the continental free-zone area.”
On the sidelines of this session, Tebboune, for whom it is the first outing at the international level, will have a busy agenda with, notably bilateral meetings with African heads of State and Government and will take part in meeting that are part of this African Union Summit.