Benin President Boni
Yayi said he "had come to deliver a congratulatory message to the AfDB's newly elected President.
Accompagne du ministre delegue charge des Affaires maghrebines et africaines, Abdelkader Messahel, le president Boni
Yayi a recu sur place des explications sur cette residence de la part du wali Mohamed Ouchen.
The Deputy Emir H H Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani and ministers in addition to Boni
s delegation were moreover present.
, who arrived in Doha on Tuesday on a two-day visit, highlighted various investment opportunities in sectors like infrastructure, energy, tourism, agriculture, health and education.
Speaking to Today's Zaman in ystanbul on Thursday evening, Boni
said Benin and Turkey share the same vision of the African continent as the cradle of civilization, but this still needs to be heeded globally in terms of politics and economy.
, for his part, described Iran as a big and influential power, and said, "Iran can leave an important effect on reforming one-sided structures and establishing peace and stability.
South Sudan and Sudan are part of the African continent, we need peace and stability in these two sister countries", Boni
, also Benin's President, said.
Joi was born in North Miami Beach, Florida, raised in New Jersey, and recently discovered her lost lineage in Salem, Massachusetts.
Yayi arrived Sunday to try to find a negotiated resolution to the country's crisis.
was seen off, at Kuwait International Airport, by His Highness the Amir, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Parliament Speaker Ahmad Al-Sadoun, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah and top state's officials as well as senior leaders in military, police and national guards.
Africa: Benin President Thomas Boni
Yayi was elected the African Union Chairman Sunday, taking over the one-year post from Equatorial Guinea s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, officials said.
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