PAP President Stresses Importance of Inter-African Cooperation to Meet Development Challenges

Cooperation and solidarity among African countries and peoples are essential to meet the challenges of development in the continent, Pan-African Parliament (PAP) President Fortune Zephaniah Charumbira said Monday in Rabat. Speaking at an inaugural course at the Faculty of Legal, Economic and Social Sciences Souissi under the theme “The Pan-African Parliament at the heart of current challenges,” Zephaniah Charumbira called for an African alliance and inter-African cooperation to meet the challenges of food security and health in Africa. Similarly, he highlighted the Pan-African parliament’s key role in promoting inter-African cooperation in an ever-changing international context. On the different challenges facing the African continent, the PAP President stressed the importance of youth participation in decision-making to meet the challenges of development in Africa, where more than half the population is young. Promoting democracy and good governance, maintaining peace and security, and food insecurity are among the other challenges raised by Zephania Charumbira, who also mentioned Covid-19 health crisis management. For his part, the President of Mohammed V University in Rabat, Mohammed Rhachi, congratulated Zephania Charumbira for his election as president of the Pan-African Parliament, which seeks to strengthen the bonds of brotherhood and cooperation between African countries and ensure the development of the continent by placing the African citizen at the heart of public policy.