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Akufo-Addo jets off to Ethiopia for AU Summit

President Nana Akufo-Addo has today, Sunday, July 2 jet off to Ethiopia for the 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union.

The meeting which is under the theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investment in the Youth” will start on July 3 and end on July 4.

A statement from the Presidency indicated that “Issues to be discussed and agreed on include: institutional reforms of the AU; roadmap of practical steps to silence guns in Africa by 2020; the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA); and the implementation of Agenda 2063 – “The strategic framework for the socio-economic transformation of the continent over the next 50 years”.

The President who is expected to return on Tuesday, July 4 was accompanied by the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchway MP, and officials of the Presidency and the Foreign Ministry.

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