On the sidelines of the 34th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council
AU Hosts a Photo Exhibition on Jerusalem as the Capital City of Islamic
Culture for 2019
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 7 February 2019: On the sidelines of the 34th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council, the African Union Commission hosted an exhibition on Jerusalem as the Capital of Islamic Culture from 7-8 February 2019.
The minister of Foreign Affairs of Sudan H.E. Dr. Ahmed Aldardiri opened the exhibition on behalf of the League of Arab States H.E. Amira Elfadil Commissioner for Social Affairs of the African Union, represented the Commission at the event.The occasion was also graced by the presence of several dignitaries and AU Commission staff attending the AU Executive Council.
The Ambassador of Palestine to Ethiopia and the African Union H.E. Nasri Abujaish extended his sincere gratitude to the African Union Commission for adopting the exhibition as a side event of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, he pointed out that the exhibition included fifty (50) paintings mainly representing the outstanding architectural designs of Jerusalem city; Al-Aqsa Mosque, Church of the holy Sepulcher, ancient neighborhoods and its historic buildings which still stand to this day.
The photo exhibition was organized by the State of Palestine in collaboration with the League of Arab States and the African Union Commission.
For information and inquiries contact:
Ms. Sarah Abdel-Mohsen Elsayed| Communication Officer| Department of Social Affairs, African Union Commission | E-mail: Elsayeds@africa-union.org
For further information:
Directorate of Information and Communication | African Union Commission I E-mail: DIC@african-union.org I Website: www.au.int I Addis Ababa | Ethiopia