Upon kind invitation from Ennahda Party, Tunisian Republic, and at the request of the General Secretariat of the Council of African Political Parties ,CAPP, the constitutive meeting of the Economic Council of CAPP was held in Tunis during the period 18 – 19 March 2017.
The inagural session was attended by all delegations representing the African Political Parties, Businessmen from African Countries, representatives of African Diplomatic missions in Tunis and many Political peresonalities from the host Country and leaders of the Ennahda Party.
H.E. Fadil Abdel Kafi, Minister of Development, investment and international cooperation and representative of H.E. the Head of the Tunisian Government addressed the inagural session.
A number of Ministers and Political leaders and the President of the Council of Political Parties of Latin America and the Caribean ,COPPPAL, also addressed the inagural session and some African Economic expert also made presentations in the session.
All the speakers stressed the importance of the establishment of the Economic Council and what it can achieve through co-ordination of Business opportunities among African Countries.
The procedural session was held in the next day and the meeting adopted the Executive Rules establishing the Economic Council.Accordingly delegates elected the Executive Office of the Economic Council who in turn elected the President, two Vice-President and the Rapporter of the Council. The result was as follows:-
Tunisia President of the Economic Council.
Tunis had been selected to be the Seat of the Economic Council.
It has also been decided to conclude and sign a memorandum of Understanding between the Economic Council of African Political Parties “CAPP” and the Economic Council of Latin America and the Caribean “COPPPAL”.
The delegates Expressed due thanks and appreciation to the Tunisian Republic and Ennahda Party and the Secretariat of the Council of African Political Parties for the generosity and warm welcome.
Tunis on 19th March 2017