French-based news outlet Jeune Afrique reported on June 15 that, “Rabat conveyed the agreement in principle to the Mauritanian authorities” regarding, “the participation of [King] Mohammed VI at the AU summit.”
According to the agenda of the 31st summit, the 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union will take place from 25th June to 2nd July 2018.
The symposium’s theme will concern,“Winning the Fight against Corruption: Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation.”
Prior to the summit, the AU will organize the 36th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee from June 25-26. The symposium will be followed by the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Executive Council on June 28-29. The 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the AU will then take place from July 1-2.
King Mohammed VI’s possible visit will be the second of its kind after his official trip to Mauritania in 2001.