President John Mahama and his wife, Lordina, on Friday night interacted with the Ghanaian community in Ethiopia.
The interaction, which was over dinner, is a regular feature on the President’s itinerary during the AU Session.
Also present at the event were some members of the diplomatic community.
President Mahama earlier on Friday also held a number of bilateral discussions ahead of the opening of the Summit.
The 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union opens Saturday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
The leaders are meeting on the theme: “2016: African Year of Human Rights with a particular focus on Women Rights”.
The meeting will also consider reports and the draft decisions of the Peace and Security Council, the NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee, the Committee of 10 on UN Reforms and the African Peer Review Mechanism.
Other reports will be from the High Level Committee on the Post-2015 Development Agenda and the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change.
Meanwhile, Mrs. Mahama, who is the President of the Organisation of African First Ladies against HIV & AIDS (OAFLA), also chaired the Steering Committee meeting of the Organisation.
The First Ladies’ meetings take place on the sidelines of the AU Heads of State and Government meetings.