The English and Scottish Parliaments promised a support to the Burundian Parliament
The Speaker of the Burundi National Assembly, Mrs. Immaculée Nahayo, paid a visit to the Parliaments of England and Scotland from the 18th to 26th March 2006. The two parliaments promised to provide a support to the Burundi Parliament. When she came back on the 26th, she declared to the journalists that her visit had been very fruitful.
In England, she met the vice-president of the Chamber of the communes and the Senate. She also met the parliamentary groups of the Foreign Affairs for the area of the Great Lakes.
The Parliament of England promised to be beside the Burundian Parliament in its democratic process. It also promised an equipment support. A project of co-operation is to be finalized soon. The department in charge of the international development of the British ministry of foreign relations promised to bring a support through the Chamber of parliament.
Honourable Nahayo also talked of to British NGOs which really seem to be willing to collaborate with our country.
In Scotland, Mrs. Nahayo met the vice-president of the Parliament and they discussed on their respective experiences. She also met the Scottish vice-Minister of education and the culture who promised to create a twinning between the Scottish and Burundian schools.