Addis Ababa, May 3, 2016 (FBC) -The African Union Commission (AUC) has on Monday 2nd May 2016 signed the host agreement for the 27th AU Summit to be held from 10 -18 July 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda.
The signing ceremony took place at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia between the Secretary General of the AU Commission, Ms. Djeneba Diarra and the Ambassador of Rwanda to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the AU, Hope Tumukunde Gasatura.
During the event, Ambassador Gasatura reiterated her country’s commitment to ensure a successful Summit of the AU. “Rwanda is committed and looks forward to hosting a memorable summit” She emphasized.
On behalf of the Chairperson of the AU Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, the AUC Secretary General thanked the Ambassador for the good cooperation between the Commission and the Rwandan Government in preparing the 27th AU Summit and assured her of the full support of the Commission in this regard.