Wednesday 5th February, 2014
THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY MEETS WITH THE UCLGA DELEGATION
A delegation from the United Cities and Local Government of Africa (UCLGA) comprising of Mr. Khalifa Ababacar Sall – The Mayor of Dakar and President of UCLGA, Mr. Abdelmounime El Madani – The Deputy Mayor of Rabat and Mr. Jean-Pierre Elong Mbassi – The Secretary General of UCLGA and accompanied by Mrs. Jacqueline Moustache-Belle, the Mayor of Victoria met with the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie this morning and the Committee of the Association of the Districts of Victoria at the National Assembly on Wednesday 5th February, 2013 at the National Assembly.
During the meeting, both sides agreed on the need to strengthen the Office of the Mayor of Victoria with a view to enhance its legitimacy. Both sides further greed that the decentralization of the Mayor’s Office would be a major step forward in consolidating our democracy and improving our standing on the international scenes.
The Secretary General expressed satisfaction for the support rendered to the Office of the Mayor by the National Assembly. The Mayor of Victoria was congratulated for the excellent work that she’s doing to promote Seychelles in the African continent.
For more details contact:
Ms. Angelic Appoo
Parliamentary Budget Officer