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Extraordinary African summit kicks off in Niger, Sisi chairperson

Sunday 07/July/2019 - 03:10 PM
The Reference

The extraordinary African summit kicked off here Sunday under the chairmanship of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, the current president of the African Union.

Leaders and heads of governments of 55 African Union countries are taking part in the 12th extraordinary African summit that runs through Monday.

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi underlined the importance of putting into force the African Free Trade Area agreement, considering this a great achievement.

Sisi highlighted the importance of promoting communications with the private sector to implement this important agreement.

He added that great efforts should be exerted to realize economic integration among African states.

Sisi said developing the infrastructure is indispensable, calling for promoting investments to realize the utmost benefit of the deal.