Madame Chairperson of the Executive Council,
Distinguished Representatives of the Regional Economic Communities and the Organs of the Union,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
May I first of all, on behalf of the African Union Commission, express to the Government and the people of Rwanda our deep gratitude for the excellent organisation of our meeting.
I am touched by the innumerable expressions of hospitality shown to my colleagues and me since our arrival in Kigali.
INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA
WHO: Press Conference with H.E. MUCHANGA Albert, Commissioner for Trade and Industry
WHEN: Monday, 19th March 2018 – 4pm
WHERE: Kigali Conference Centre: MH 4
Topic: - The Upcoming Launch of the African Continental Free Trade (AfCFTA)
For more information:
Molalet Tsedeke | Media Coordinator - African Union Commission | MolaletT@africa-union.org
Kigali, Rwanda, 17 March 2018: H.E Amb. Thomas Kwesi Quartey, Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), congratulated the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) on 15 March 2018 while delivering his closing remarks at the meeting of the PRC holding in the Kigali Convention Center. The address was done at the end of a day-long heated debate and exchange of views in preparation of the Tenth Extraordinary Summit on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), hosted by the Republic of Rwanda on 21 March 2018.
Kigali Rwanda, 17th March 2018: The Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) meeting in preparation for the 18th Extraordinary Session of the Executive Council and the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) kicked off on 17 March 2018 at the Kigali Convention Center (KCC), Republic of Rwanda.
Kigali, Rwanda, 15 March 2018: “I am once again honoured to address the Permanent Representatives’ Committee, the linchpin of the African Union, on the occasion of preparations for the Extraordinary Session of the AU Assembly convened for the purpose of executing the decision taken by our Heads of State and Government to lend a strong impetus to the implementation of one of our flagship projects, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ”, said H.E Thomas Kwesi Quartey, Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), during the opening ceremony of the Permanent Representat