Published: Sunday, 07 February 2021

PAP Bureau conveys congratulatory message to Moussa Faki on his reelection as AU Commission Chairperson

The Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) has re-elected Moussa Faki Mahamat from the Republic of Chad, as the African Union Commission Chairperson for another four-year term from 2021-2024.

The Pan-African Parliament (PAP), through its Bureau ( Acting President Hon. Djamel Bouras and Vice President Hon. Chief Charumbira) , has congratulated Mr. Faki. The PAP Bureau has underscored that the overwhelming majority of votes obtained by the incumbent on the occasion of his re-election, demonstrates the confidence of the AU Assembly in his leadership.

The Pan-African Parliament rejoices at his re-election and calls on him to continue leading the implementation of Institutional Reforms of the Union while improving the efficacy of programme implementation.

The PAP Bureau has also expressed warm congratulations to Dr. Monique Nsanzabaganwa from Rwanda, 1st female Deputy Chairperson of the AU Commission.

The PAP Bureau notes that this is a strong signal for the AU’s commitment to women empowerment and gender equality and balance at the continental level.

The Pan-African Parliament looks forward to working with the Chair and his Deputy as well as the new team of Commissioners in building the Africa We Want.

 

                                                                                                                                 For the Bureau

                                                                                                                                                                  Hon. Bouras Djamel

Acting President of PAP