AHG/Res. 135 (XX) MOTION OF THANKS We, the Heads of State and Government of the organization of African Unity, meeting in our Twentieth Ordinary Session from 12 to 15 November, 1984 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Having heard the exhaustive report of the activities of the Chairman of the Nineteenth Ordinary Session of the Organization of African Unity, Having witnessed the immense efforts made by him to ensure the realization of the principles and objectives of the Organization, Recognizing his dedication to the cause of African Unity and the continued and effective existence of the organization of African Unity, Considering the warm welcome and generous hospitality extended to the Heads of State and Government and Leaders of delegations by the Government and people of Socialist Ethiopia, Conscious of the great sacrifice that the Government and people of Socialist Ethiopia made to ensure the success of the Twentieth Summit: 1. CONGRATULATES Chairman Mengistu Haile-Mariam, Chairman of the Nineteenth Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity for having submitted a detailed and frank report depicting the reality of the Continent; 2. EXPRESS our appreciation for his devotion to and unflinching stand on the strict adherence to the Charter principles of the Organization as demonstrated during his tenure of Office; 3. FURTHER EXPRESS our sincere gratitude for his dedicated, inspiring and loyal service to the cause of Africa;

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