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Mauritius: The candidacy of Jean-Claude de L'Estrac at the head of the international organisation of la Francophonie supported by IOC and the COMESA




Jean-Claude de L’Estrac is currently the secretary general of the Indian Ocean Commission (COI) - Photo lexpress.mu
Jean-Claude de L’Estrac is currently the secretary general of the Indian Ocean Commission (COI) - Photo lexpress.mu
The candidature of the Mauritian Jean-Claude de L'Estrac, currently Secretary-General of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC *), to take the suite of former Senegalese president, Abdou Diouf, head of the international organisation of la Francophonie (OIF) since 2003 and whose third term ends at the end of November 2014, is supported by the countries of the Indian ocean gathered in the heart of the IOC and also by members of the common market for Eastern and southern Africa (COMESA).
 
A support displayed publicly at the end of last week at the 29th Council of Ministers of the Commission of the Indian Ocean, which is held in Moroni in the Comoros.
 
The Government of Mauritius by the voice of his Minister of Foreign Affairs Arvin Boolell, particularly praised the "crucial" support provided by its various organisations and stated that "it is all the Indian Ocean which is being honoured" through the candidature of Jean-Claude de L'Estrac, as reported by the Le Défi Quotidien newspaper.
 
Jean-Claude de L’Estrac will attempt to run and the general secretariat of la Francophonie on the occasion of the Summit of the Francophonie in Dakar Senegal on 29 and 30 November 2014.
 
* Union of the Comoros, Reunion, Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles



Fabrice François


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