Minister of foreign Affairs and International Cooperation George Chaponda has been elected Chairperson of Ministerial Panel of African Union, during the on going 28th Ordinary Session of the executive Council of the African Union AU in Addis Ababa , Ethiopia.
Chaponda said his election as chairperson of ministerial panel on AU elections is a symbol that AU have confidence in him as a person as well as the leadership of Malawi.
The African leaders will discuss issues to do with Peace and Security conflict prevention, management and resolutions and combating terrorism.
Another item on the agenda is political Affairs and Human Rights, democracy and good governance, electoral institutions, civil society organizations, humanitarian affairs, refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons.
The summit will also discuss issues on infrastructures, energy , transport, Communications, tourism, Social Affairs, health , children, drug control, population, migration, labour, employment sports and culture.
However, top on the agenda will be the election of chairperson of African Union to succeed Robert Mugabe whose term of office has expired.
Chaponda is representing Malawi.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :