Sahrawi Republic attends AU ministers meeting on the role of technology in integration and development

Kigali (Rwanda), May 09, 2018 (SPS), the Minister Delegate for African Affairs, Mr. Hamdi Khalil Mayara, has attended the African Union Ministerial Meeting on the role of digital technology in achieving continental development for the establishment of a single continental market after the signing of the Free Trade Area Agreement.

The meeting chaired by Mr. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda and current Chairman of the African Union, focuses on topics related to digital technology and their close relation with rapid transformations, creativity, economic and social development and effective governance within the African common market.

The ministerial meeting under the theme of "Communication, Innovation and Transformation" will be held with the participation of ministerial delegations from AU member states, AU partners from 83 countries, specialized international institutions and independent experts to adopt a successful executive plan to support the free trade area and electronic commerce.

On the sidelines of the meeting, the Minister held a series of meetings the host country authorities, ministers, heads of delegations and international personalities, where he has  briefed them on current developments in the Sahara issue at the African and international levels.SPS