AU commissioners reiterate support for Sisi to achieve Africa goals
Tuesday، 12 February 2019 - 04:57 PM
The African Union Commissioner for Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism, Dr Amani Abou-Zeid, said all AU commissioners reaffirmed their support for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, the current AU chairman, to achieve the aspirations of Africa.
In statements to ExtraNews channel, she said the commissioners posted Sisi on the progress achieved at all levels including the projects and initiatives launched during the past period, a matter that requires measures to accelerate their implementation.
She added that the commissioners also discussed with Sisi, in his capacity as the chairman of the AU for 2019, the challenges the African continent is facing as well as the African Free Trade Zone (AFTZ) and stressed the importance of ratifying AFTZ during July anticipated summit.
She pointed out to the negative effects of climate change and their bad repercussions for many fields such as agriculture and infrastructure.