Türkiye commemorated Africa Day Thursday, pledging to proceed enhancing its cooperation and solidarity in all features with the continent. The day symbolizes Africa’s unity, dedication to peace, democracy and financial growth.
“We wholeheartedly congratulate all our African sisters and brothers on the event of the 25 Could African Day which marks the sixtieth anniversary of the inspiration of the African Union that represents the beliefs of the African individuals for an built-in, peaceable and affluent Continent,” the Turkish International Ministry stated in an announcement.
An African Handicrafts Exhibition might be inaugurated in collaboration with the African Handicrafts Market and Cultural Home, the ministry famous, saying “a panel titled ‘Türkiye-Africa Relations on the Centenary of the Republic’ might be organized by the Presidency for Turks Overseas and Associated Communities.”
The ministry added that Turkish Deputy International Minister Burak Akçapar will ship a speech on the celebratory occasion in Ankara the place 38 African states may even be represented.
“On the sixtieth anniversary of the institutionalization of the Pan-African spirit, Africa has turn out to be a distinguished, efficient and key actor throughout the worldwide group,” it stated, noting that Türkiye absolutely helps the efforts of “African associates towards peace, stability, and growth in addition to the initiatives geared toward rising African presence on the worldwide fora.”
Citing Ankara’s method to African nations, the ministry burdened it’s “absolutely appropriate with the founding rules of the African Union and relies on a holistic, inclusive and equal partnership on the idea of mutual respect and win-win technique.”
“We share the spirit of 1963 and the imaginative and prescient of Africa, and connect utmost significance to the Agenda 2063 and the UN 2030 Sustainable Improvement Objectives,” it additionally stated.
Ankara additional pledged to proceed to reinforce “cooperation and solidarity in all features which have elevated to an entire new degree following the III. Türkiye-Africa Partnership Summit held in Türkiye on 16-18 December 2021,” underneath the nation’s African Partnership Coverage.