President of Republic arrives to Addis Ababa for AU Summit


Chahid El Hafed, January 28, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic , Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, arrived to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Friday to participate in the XXVIII Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.


The President is accompanied by a prominent Saharawi delegation, including the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Salem Ould Salek, Minister at the Presidency of the Republic, Naama Jumai, minister delegate for African Affairs, Jalil Hamdi Mayara, The Minister of Social Affairs and Promotion of Women, Mahfuda Rahal, Governor of Wilaya of El Aaiun, Mohamed Yeslem Beissat, SG of the National Union of Saharawi Women, Fatma Mehdi, the ambassador in Addis Ababa, Lamine Baali and Advisors to the Presidency, Abdati Breika and Kerbach Muloud


The work of the AU Summit will begin on Monday under the slogan "2017, exploit the dividend demographic by investing in youth" in the presence of a large number of African leaders and heads of government.


 Saharawi Foreign Minister Mohamed Salem Ould Salek said Friday that there is no doubt that the AU will reaffirm its position on the Saharawi issue at the Addis Ababa Summit during a press conference held at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa as part of the preparatory meetings for the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the AU, scheduled January 30 to 31 in the Ethiopian capital. SPS