ARAB-AFRICAN COORDINATION MEETING KICKS OFF IN CAIRO

A joint coordination meeting, between Arab League (AL) and African Union (AU) Commission, kicked off in Cairo, Wednesday.

The meeting was held at the level of senior officials and specialised organisations' heads.

Addressing the meeting, Assistant Secretary-General of the AL for International Political Affairs, Khalid al-Habas, said that, hosting this important meeting comes within the framework of mutual keenness on continuing coordination and consultation.

Al-Habas reiterated that, Arab-African cooperation had been achieved through the periodical meetings, held at various levels.

Meanwhile, AU Commissioner for Social Affairs, Amira al-Fadil, stressed the importance of the presence of a delegation from the AU, that comprises different administrations specialised in technical issues, to be discussed in this meeting.

Fadil said that, AU considers this partnership as one of the most important ones.

This meeting is expected to raise recommendations to the coming joint meeting, that will be held between AL Chief and the chairperson of AU Commission, scheduled at the end of the year.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK