Ambassador Abdulhadi attended a reception for the occasion of Africa Day at Albert Hall, hosted by the Tunisian Ambassador, Dean of the African Group Heads of Mission.
The event was widely attended by the International Diplomatic Corps, civil society organisations, as well as esteemed guests H.E. the Hon. Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia, H.E. the Hon. Julie Bishop MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of Australia, Senator Penny Wong, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Mr Stuart Horne, Head of the Middle East Division of the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The event showcased African culture through food and music. The speeches at the event highlighted the growing relations between Australia and the African countries, especially in the areas of climate change, poverty alleviation and counter terrorism.