Your Excellency Mr. Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt and Chairperson of the African Union,
Your Excellency Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission,
Ladies and gentlemen,
Thank you for the opportunity to address this august Assembly.
I commend President Kagame for his leadership over the past year, and I congratulate incoming chairperson, President Al-Sisi.
Let me begin on a personal note, linked to the theme of this year’s meeting.