UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé thanked the Mogho Naba, the King of the Mossi for encouraging traditional leaders and religious organizations to support the AIDS response in Burkina Faso. Mr Sidibé met with the King in his palace in Ouagadougou on 21 December.
“With your support, we hope that soon no child will be born with HIV in Burkina Faso,” said Mr Sidibé.
The King of the Mossi answered that he was happy to provide support for the good of his people. “We are ready to participate in any action, which aims to inform the people about how to have healthy children.”
The meeting with the King of the Mossi concluded Mr Sidibé’s official four-day visit to Burkina Faso.