Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has arrived in the Ethiopian Capital, Addis Ababa where he will attend the 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union.

Accompanied by the First Lady, Mrs Fatoumata Bah-Barrow and senior cabinet ministers, this is the first African Union summit attended by President Barrow since assuming office in January.

The AU Summit under the theme, “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investment in the Youth”, will hold from July 3rd to July 4th 2017.

The summit will further examine cross-cutting issues affecting African economies and the opportunities and options that could be exploited for continental transformation.