UN Peace Consolidation Commission chief to visit Burundi
Bujumbura, February 16, 2011_Chairman of the United Nations Peace Consolidation Commission for Burundi Paul R. Seger arrived here on Tuesday for a four-day visit to pursue the commission commitment, a press release from the UN Office in Burundi (BNUB) said.
According to the press release, the UN diplomat's visit aims "to continue the UN's commitment as far as peace consolidation is concerned, with the Burundian government together with national, regional and international organizations."
The other aim of Seger's visit is "to continue discussions on priorities of the Peace Consolidation Commission in Burundi's current development phase."
During the visit, the chairman of the UN Peace Consolidation Commission for Burundi is expected to meet Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza, his two vice-presidents and the Burundian foreign minister.
The press release also said the Swiss national is expected to take part in the political forum of the partners' coordination group. Seger will meet leaders of political parties represented in the parliament, the chairman of the National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI), leaders of civil society organizations, media officials and diplomats accredited in Burundi.