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President Of The ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou accredits three Ambassadors

08 Jun, 2019


The President of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Jean-Claude Kassi Brou was presented with letters of credence from Ambassadors of the Republics of Turkey, Senegal and Lebanon on 6th June 2019 in Abuja, Nigeria.

Receiving the Ambassadors President Brou reiterated the Commission’s commitment to improving its collaboration with the respective countries in a bid to develop the region.

President Brou stated that peace and stability are the foundation of economic growth which in turn brings about a better standard of living and human development of community citizens.

The Turkish Ambassador Melih Ulueren commended the Commission’s President on the prominent role ECOWAS has played in not only the economic sphere of the region but also in sustaining peace and political stability.

L-R Melih Ulueren and President Brou

Similarly, Ambassador Babacar Matar Ndiaye of Senegal expressed his countries satisfaction with the ECOWAS Commission. “I salute the leadership and the staff of the Commission. During the Mediation and Security Council meeting at the level of Ambassadors, we expressed our warmest congratulations on your efforts to strengthen regional cooperation”, he added.

On his part, the Ambassador of Lebanon, Houssam Diab informed the ECOWAS Commission’s President of Lebanon’s steps towards becoming a center for international dialogue. This, the Ambassador said will go a long way in addressing the recent and evolving trends of disputes in the world and one which ECOWAS can take advantage of.

L-R Houssam Diab and President Brou

The ceremony was also attended by the ECOWAS Commission’s Commissioners for Finance, Mrs. Halima Ahmed, Infrastructure, Pathe Gueye, Industry and Private Sector Promotion, Mamadou Traore and the Acting Director of External Relations, Jerome Boa.



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