©AfreePress-(Lomé, 12 of febuary 2019)- A delegation of Executives of the French Association of Institutes of Advances National Defense Studies (AA-IHEDN) are staying in Togo for several days. The delegation visited the Togolese parliament where they were welcome by the new president of the parliament, Yawa Djigbodi Tségan.
The conversations of the visit focused on the functioning of the Togolese parliament and the relationship between France and Togo.
The French delegation, led by the vice president of the AA-IHEDN, Ms. Helene Mazeran, was informed about the role and privileges of the National Assembly according to the constitution of the 4 th Republic. Questions were asked about the content of the decentralization documents. The members of the delegation were also informed on the management of the local authorities, which are the town halls, police offices and administrative force of the country. The 4th Vice-president of the National Assembly MR. Pacôme Adjourouvi stated that: ’’Since the establishment of the new
Assembly, we have partners of our country, come to visit the parliament, exchange ideas with us and congratulate us on the election outcome that ensured a woman as the head of the new national assembly. This visit of the AA-IHEDN aims at strengthening our partnership relations with France as well. ’’
Translated by D. Gomashie