Cape Verde becomes CEN-SAD's 29th member country

Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Cape Verdean President, Pedro Pires, announced in Tripol i, Libya, on Saturday that his country had become a member of the Community of S a hel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), bringing to 29 the number of member nations of the organisation.
Pires made the announcement at the end of his official visit to Libya where he a ttended a summit along with convener Muammar Kadhafi and leaders of Mali, Chad, N iger, Sudan and Burkina Faso.
Founded on 4 February, 1998, CEN-SAD membership includes Benin, Burkina Faso, Ce ntral African Republic, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Gambia , Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Ch a d, Togo, Tunisia and now Cape Verde.
Meanwhile, Libya and Cape Verde have set up a joint holding company for investme nts in both countries.

21 يونيو 2009 17:44:00

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