The work of the 74th Assembly of the Executive Committee of the African Parliamentary Union began on the morning of 13th June in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, in accordance with the planned programme.
Taking place in the Central African National Assembly, and overseen by Alassane Bala Salande, President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso and President of the APU, the opening ceremony featured two speeches. words of welcome from Gome, President of the Central African National Assembly, and an opening speech on the work from Bala Sakande, President of the APU.
The Equatoguinean parliamentary delegation, led by Santiago Nsobeya Efuman Nchama, First Vice-President of the Chamber of Deputies, also took part in debates at the assembly, which chiefly aims to review some articles of the APU statutes.
Given the importance of the event, the presence of the accredited diplomatic corps in Bangui, including the Ambassador Narciso Edu Nsue, was also noteworthy. Santiago Nsobeya Efuman also underlined the importance of the APU.
Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office