Afar Forum announces the newly elected Executive Committee for the 2017-2019 term. The Executive Committee election was held during the annual general member meeting on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Cologne, Germany. The annual general member meeting was a success with representatives from across Europe.
Mr. Chehem Ahmed Houmad, the Wazir of Tadjourah and the traditional leader of the Afars wasarrested in Djibouti on November 5, 2015, after arriving from France. The Wazir has been undermedical care in France for heart conditions for past few years.