COMMONWEALTH WELCOMES PEACE INITIATIVES OF MOZAMBICAN GOVT

MAPUTO, The Commonwealth welcomes the efforts being made by the Mozambican government to restore an effective and lasting peace in the country, says Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland, who is on a working visit to the country.

Speaking after an audience with Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi here Monday, she said: I was able to congratulate the President for the moves he made in relation to peace with the leader of the opposition and it has been something that the international community has very much welcomed.”

The fact Nyusi has been able to speak to Afonso Dhlakama, the leader of Renamo, the main opposition party in Mozambique, to bring peace and tranquility in the country is very much in accord with the Commonwealth best practices in terms of peace and good governance, she noted.

During her meeting with the president, Scotland said, she informed the President that the Commonwealth was ready to help in anyway it reasonably could to support the peace process he had embarked on with the leader of the opposition.

She also pointed out the importance of good governance and the rule of law and said she had discussed with the president about the Office of Criminal and Justice Reforms which had been created by the Commonwealth to help member countries strengthen legal structures and to help maintain the separation of powers.

The meeting also discussed climate change and its impact on the environment in Mozambique and the commitment of the government towards reversing the damage that has been caused globally.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

COMMONWEALTH WELCOMES PEACE INITIATIVES OF MOZAMBICAN GOVT

MAPUTO, The Commonwealth welcomes the efforts being made by the Mozambican government to restore an effective and lasting peace in the country, says Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland, who is on a working visit to the country.

Speaking after an audience with Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi here Monday, she said: I was able to congratulate the President for the moves he made in relation to peace with the leader of the opposition and it has been something that the international community has very much welcomed.”

The fact Nyusi has been able to speak to Afonso Dhlakama, the leader of Renamo, the main opposition party in Mozambique, to bring peace and tranquility in the country is very much in accord with the Commonwealth best practices in terms of peace and good governance, she noted.

During her meeting with the president, Scotland said, she informed the President that the Commonwealth was ready to help in anyway it reasonably could to support the peace process he had embarked on with the leader of the opposition.

She also pointed out the importance of good governance and the rule of law and said she had discussed with the president about the Office of Criminal and Justice Reforms which had been created by the Commonwealth to help member countries strengthen legal structures and to help maintain the separation of powers.

The meeting also discussed climate change and its impact on the environment in Mozambique and the commitment of the government towards reversing the damage that has been caused globally.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK