Parl’t speaker heads to Burundi

House of Representatives Speaker Ali Abdel Aal left here on Friday for Burundi leading a parliamentary delegation on an African tour that will also take him to Tanzania.

Abdel Aal’s visit to Burundi and Tanzania come upon invitations from speakers of both countries’ parliaments.

In Burundi and Tanzania, Abdel Aal and his accompanying delegation will meet with senior officials to discuss means of consolidating bilateral relations and exchanging viewpoints on issues of mutual concern.

The tour falls within the framework of the strong ties binding Egypt with Burundi and Tanzania at both governmental and parliamentary levels.

It also comes as part of Egypt’s approach aiming to boost relations with the African countries at all levels, mainly in light of Egypt’s current presidency of the African Union.

Source: State Information Service Egypt