BEIRUT, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) — Rwanda’s minister of foreign affairs and cooperation arrived in Lebanon’s Beirut on Sunday to promote her candidacy of Executive Secretary at International Francophone Organization, local media reported.
Louise Mushikiwabo said she wants to meet with Lebanese officials to introduce herself and her program for the organization during the two-day official visit, according to National News Agency.
Mushikiwabo is set to meet Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, Prime Minister Designate Saad Hariri and Caretaker Minister of Foreign Affairs Gebran Bassil.
The International Francophone Organization, focuses mostly on the youths and their role in the current technological revolution, was created in 1970 to embody the active solidarity between its 75 member states and governments.
Those nations represent over one-third of the United Nations’ member states and account for a population of over 890 million people, including 220 million French speakers.
It organizes political activities and actions of multilateral cooperation that benefit French-speaking people.392