Khartoum - The Presidency of the Republic has announced postponement of the Foundation Summit of the Horn of Africa Economic Community which was earlier scheduled during April 11 - 12 to a time to be fixed later by agreement of the five countries that have welcomed the economic community's initiative and to sign its documents.
The summit is due to discuss the convention establishing the grouping.
The Presidency has attributed the summit's postponement to its synchronization with the Ordinary Summit of the Arab League in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, during April 14-15, especially that three of the Horn of Africa countries, which are Sudan, Djibouti and Somalia, are member states in the Arab League.
Meanwhile, the Presidency has affirmed the importance of the Horn of Africa Economic Community for establishing economic cooperation and integration between Horn of Africa countries and realizing development and the welfare of their people.
The Presidency has stressed the importance of participation of all leaders of the Horn of Africa states in the summit which will mark the start of a new era of cooperation and integration between the countries at the region.
The Presidency has affirmed the readiness of Sudan to host the summit at any time which is agreed upon by the countries at the region.
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