Re-election of H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission(Statement by Press Secretary YOSHIDA Tomoyuki)
February 9, 2021
- Japan offers its congratulations on the re-election of H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, incumbent Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), in the election on February 6 at the 34th AU Summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
- Japan pays tribute to the leadership of Mr. Faki in the AU's efforts to address development challenges, including measures against COVID-19, as well as issues of peace and stability in Africa.
- Japan will continue to support AU's efforts which embody Africa's ownership, and to closely cooperate with the AUC, one of the co-organizers of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), towards TICAD8 to be held in Tunisia in 2022.