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A delegation of the Community of Sant'Egidio meets the President of the Central African Republic Touadéra

October 13 2016 - BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

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Among the discussed topics: DREAM Programme, health and work for peace

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A delegation of the Community of Sant'Egidio visited the Central African republic, in order to prepare the opening of the DREAM Programme n the country, with the collaboration of the Italian Association "Friends of Central Africa". The delegation was received by the President of the Republic Faustin-Archange Touadéra, who expressed his appreciation for the opening of the DREAM Programme in Central Africa. The President also thanked the founder of the Community of Sant'Egidio, Andrea Riccardi, for the International Meeting of Prayer for Peace in Assisi, which he attended.

The President also underlined the important work of Sant'Egidio for peace in the central Africa Republic and in all the African continent. He said: "Sant'Egidio is a belssing for me and for our country. In order to keep peace, we need to help the people to live in better conditions; to start from the treatment against AIDS, this is a concrete sign of your friendship and your support to peace in the country".