Museveni In S.Africa to Address Pan-African Parliament


website sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 250%;”>The President in South Africa at the invitation of the Pan-African parliament arrived at Lanseria International Airport in the South African city of Johannesburg at 8:30pm local time and was received on arrival by the South African Minister of Transport, viagra Mr. Ben Martins, pharm the two Vice Presidents of the Pan-African Parliament M/s. Loida Kasingo and Dr. Gayo Ashebir.

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Others at the airport to receive the President were Ugandan High commissioner to South Africa, Mr. Julius Moto, Honourables Cecilia Ogwal and Onyango Kakooba who represent Uganda in the Pan-African Parliament.

The President met his counterpart President Jacob Zuma at the Union Buildings. He will tomorrow address the Pan-African parliament as it marks a decade of her existence.

Accompanying the President to South Africa from the Ugandan Parliament are Bunya South Member of Parliament Isabirye Iddi and Kole woman Member of Parliament M/S Acheng Joy Ruth.

The Pan-African Parliament was established in March 2004, by Article 17 of The Constitutive Act of the African Union, as one of the nine Organs provided for in the Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community signed in Abuja, Nigeria, in 1991.

The establishment of the Pan-African Parliament is informed by a vision to provide a common platform for African peoples and their grass-roots organizations to be more involved in discussions and decision-making on the problems and challenges facing the continent.

The seat of the Parliament is in Midrand, South Africa.

The Pan-African Parliamentarians represent all the peoples of Africa.

The ultimate aim of the Pan-African Parliament is to evolve into an institution with full legislative powers, whose members are elected by universal adult suffrage.


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