MOGADISHU (Halbeeg News) – A high-level delegation from Somalia reached Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia to attend the opening of the 11th AU Extraordinary Summit.
Somali Deputy prime minister, Mahdi Mohamed Guleid who leads the delegation is expected to hold talks leaders from African countries.
The summit which is hosted by the African Union opened today.
The summit focuses on reforms and restructuring of Africa.
The main areas to be discussed include AU Institutional Reform, reform of the AU Commission, the mandate of the AU Development Agency (AUDA), and Financing of the AU.
The AU leaders are expected to push through a key and far-reaching reforms in the structures of the AU Commission that seek to streamline and empower it.
The Assembly is the supreme organ of the Union and consists of all the 55 Heads of State and Government of the African Union.
The Special Heads of State Summit will also see them adopt the resolutions of the PRC with regards to financing the African Union, the AU Peace Fund, and the division of labour between the AU, RECs, continental organizations and member states.