UAE participates in the 26th African Union Summit as an observer

ADDIS ABABA, 31st January, 2016 (WAM) — The UAE has participated as an observer in the 26th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union, hosted in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, under the slogan, “2016 African Year of Human Rights, with Particular Focus on the Rights of Women”.

The state’s delegation to the summit was led by Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jarman, Assistant Foreign Minister for Political Affairs, with the participation of Gazi Abdullah Al Mahri, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Ethiopia, along with a number of other officials.

The UAE’s participation in the summit comes out of its keenness to strengthen its partnerships with the African Union to boost cooperation to achieve the interests of both sides.