The President of the National People’s Assembly (NPA), Brahim Boughali will take part on Monday in Abuja (Nigeria) in the work of the Conference of Speakers of African Parliaments, scheduled from May 9 to 11, said Sunday a statement of the lower house of Parliament.
The conference will discuss the economic and financial situation of African countries, impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, through the theme “strengthening the economic recovery in post-Covid-19 Africa”, the statement said.
The same source added also that the inaugural meeting seeks to achieve several objectives, including “seeking ways and measures to stimulate the comprehensive and sustainable economic recovery of African countries in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic, focusing on the role of legislation and providing a platform for discussion, dialogue and work for African speakers of Parliament, to develop better laws that will develop a more effective approach to the management of financial and economic affairs in the African continent, as well as adopting partnership approaches and implementing best rules and practices to address issues of common concern in order to develop legislative solutions to meet African challenges”.
The conference is “a forum for deliberation, consultation, strategy development and cooperation to find common legislative solutions to the many challenges those African countries are familiar with, and an opportunity for everyone to engage with stakeholders at home and abroad to make this vision a reality to make the voice of Africans more clearly heard locally and internationally”.
According to the same source, Boughali is accompanied by the chairman of the parliamentary group of the National Democratic rally party, Touil Amhamed, and the chairman of the parliamentary group of friendship Algeria-Nigeria, Ibile Afif.
It is worth mentioning that Boughali’s participation in the work of this conference, which serves as “a platform aimed at facilitating increased cooperation and coordination between the speakers of African parliaments to face the common challenges on the African continent and to devise solutions”, comes in response to an invitation received from the speaker of the House of representatives of Nigeria, Femi Gbajabiamila.