President Al-Bashir to Participate in Extraordinary and Ordinary African Summit
Khartoum, Addis Ababa, May 23 (SUNA)- President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, would leave Friday for the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to participate at the Extraordinary Summit marking the African Union Golden Jubilee on May 25, and the Ordinary African summit, scheduled during May 26-27.
SUNA learned that the extraordinary summit will witness honoring a number of the African leaders who contributed to the foundation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) and the African Union.
SUNA also learned that 10 Sudanese leaders and pioneers in different fields will be among the honored personalities.
The African Union has invited former African presidents and heads of state and pioneers to attend the Extraordinary Summit in Addis Ababa.
Sudan is among few African countries that sent a large delegation of the civil society organizations, led by the National Human Rights Group, to take part at the activities accompanying to the African Extraordinary Summit.
The Sudanese National Human Rights Group has organized a large exhibition at the headquarters of the African Union to reflect Sudan contribution to establishment of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) and the institutyions affiliated to it.
The exhibitions included rare historical documents reflecting Sudan support to the liberation movements in Africa and its contribution to the independence of many African countries.