Mr Qusseini Tinni, Speaker Nigerien National Assembly, says his country is committed to democratic transition, climate change and digital revolution.

He spoke on Friday in Niamey, when he hosted some parliamentarians of the ECOWAS Parliament at the opening ceremony of the Second Ordinary Session of the Nigerien National Assembly.

The parliamentarians who were led by Mr Moustapha Cisse´ Lo, Speaker ECOWAS Parliament, were in Niamey for the 4th Legislature Delocalised Meeting.

Tinni, who commended the efforts of the community parliament, said his country was committed to the development and integration of the ECOWAS region.

Cisse´Lo, later led the parliamentarians on a visit to the Nigerien President, Mahamadou Issoufou, where he expressed gratitude to the Nigerien authorities for their commitment to the regional integration process.

He expressed gratitude to the Nigerien Government for facilities made available to the parliament to facilitate its deliberations at the meeting.

Cisse´Lo also thanked the parliamentarians for accomplishing so much within a limited time.

The delocalised meeting with the theme: “Harmonisation of Gender Policies within the region,” is focusing on gender, women’s rights and empowerment, child and social protection and the vulnerable groups in the region.

The ECOWAS Parliament is made up of 15-member countries which include: Nigeria, Niger, Togo, Gambia and Benin.

Others are: Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d´Ivoire and Ghana.

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