Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Burundi: 21/02/2013
End production: 21/02/2013 First transmission: 21/02/2013
On 21 February 2013, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, paid a visit to Pierre Nkurunziza, President of Burundi.
During this visit Andris Piebalgs announced an €18 million new project on food security for the benefit of around 20 000 households and to treat 80 000 undernourished children in the country. He also launched a second project, worth €50 million, to provide access to sustainable energy for a million of Burundi's citizens, particularly for those living in rural areas.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Cutaways of the traffic in Mugamba, Burundi (3 shots)
||Exterior view of the office of the President
||Handshake between Pierre Nkurunziza, President of Burundi, and Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development
||Cutaway of the picture of the President
||Round table with Pierre Nkurunziza and Andris Piebalgs (3 shots)
||Portraits on the wall
||Soundbite by Andris Piebalgs (in FRENCH) on the topics discussed with the President.