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Sudan to host Ninth Conference of IGAD Parliaments Speakers

Khartoum, Sept.13(SUNA)- Sudan will host the 11 session of Executive Committee and Ninth Conference of Speakers of Parliaments of Inter-Governmental Authority on Development ( IGAD) member states during September 16-18.

The opening sitting will be addressed by Chairman of the National Legislature, Professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omer with participation of members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union of IGAD.

The conferees will discuss a host of issues including the security situation in the region, climate change and illegal migration.

The IPU-IGAD member states are Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Uganda, Eritea , Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan.

It is noteworthy that Sudan hosted the Fifth Conference of IGAD Speakers in January, 2015.