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DRC reaffirms Her willingness to join East African Community

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 17th January, 2022The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has reaffirmed her willingness to join the East African Community. 

DRC’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Christophe Lutundula Apala Pen’Apala, said that DRC was looking forward to increased trade and investment, and strengthened relations with EAC, adding that her relations with EAC Partner States had largely been at a bilateral level. 

Hon. Pen’Apala said that DRC was keen on cooperating with the EAC for maximum exploitation of both natural and human resources in the region.  

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Ambassadors resolve to leverage on cultural diplomacy to promote EAC

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 5th November, 2021: Ambassadors from EAC Partner States in Washington DC, USA, have committed to collaboratively cultivate cultural diplomacy to promote investment in the EAC bloc.

The resolution was made during a consultative virtual meeting with the EAC Secretary General Hon. (Dr.) Peter Mathuki, which discussed areas of collaboration in strengthening the regional integration agenda.

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The EAC Secretary General, Hon. (Dr.) Peter Mathuki (right), receives the letter of credence from the Chinese Ambassador to Tanzania and EAC, H.E. Chen Mingjian, at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

China commits to support EAC development projects to strengthen regional integration

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 30th October, 2021: The Peoples’ Republic of China has reaffirmed her commitment to supporting the East African Community (EAC) achieve regional integration by promoting its development projects. 

The Chinese Ambassador to Tanzania and EAC, H.E. Chen Mingjian, made the commitment while presenting her letter of credence to the EAC Secretary General, Hon. Dr. Peter Mathuki, at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania on Friday. 

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 EAC Secretary General Dr. Peter Mathuki (second right) with Italy’s Ambassador to the EAC H.E. Marco Lombardi at the EAC Headquarters. Also in the photo are the EAC Deputy Secretary General in charge of the Productive and Social Sectors, Hon. Christophe Bazivamo (extreme left) and South Sudan’s EAC Affairs Under Secretary, Hon. Andrea Ariik Malueth (far right).

Italy's Ambassador to Tanzania and EAC presents credentials to EAC Secretary General

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 18th October, 2021: Italy´s Ambassador to the United Republic of Tanzania and the East African Community, H.E. Marco Lombardi, today presented his credentials to the EAC Secretary General, Hon. (Dr.) Peter Mathuki.

Amb. Lombardi said that it was important for Italy to invest more in Africa, which has an ever-expanding market.

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Turkey´s High Commissioner to Tanzania, H.E Dr. Mehment Gulluoglu presents his credentials to EAC Secretary General Dr. Peter Mathuki

Turkey's Ambassador to Tanzania presents credentials to EAC Secretary General

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 13th October, 2021: Turkey´s High Commissioner to Tanzania, H.E Dr. Mehment Gulluoglu, has been accredited as the country´s representative to the East African Community.

Dr. Gulluoglu presented his letter of credence to the EAC Secretary General, Hon. (Dr.) Peter Mathuki at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

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