Visit of Pierre Buyoya, President of Burundi, to the EC
Romano Prodi, President of the EC, and Poul Nielson, Member of the EC in charge of Development and Humanitarian Aid, met Pierre Buyoya, President of Burundi. The discussions focused on humanitarian aid granted to Burundi, affected by the civil war since 1993. A sum of 17.5 million will be granted through the Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO) to NGO partners, United Nations agencies and the Red Cross.
Pierre Buyoya, Romano Prodi and Poul Nielson (from left to right)
Handshake between Pierre Buyoya, on the left, and Romano Prodi