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37th Meeting of the Sectoral Council on Cooperation in Defence Affairs underway in Arusha, Tanzania

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 6th March, 2024: The 37th Meeting of the Sectoral Council on Cooperation in Defence Affairs is currently underway at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The five-day meeting started with the Session of the Defence Experts Working Group on Operations and Training on 4th – 5th March, 2024; Session of the Sectoral Committee on Cooperation in Defence today Wednesday, 6th March, 2024; Session of the Consultative Committee on Cooperation in Defence is slated Thursday, 7th  March, 2024 while Session of the Sectoral Council on Co-operation in Defence Affairs will be held on Friday on 8th  March, 2024.

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Among the items on the agenda  are the considerations of the; Report of  the  13th  EAC Armed Forces CPX USHIRIKIANO IMARA 2023; Report of the Initial Planning Conference for the 13th  EAC Armed Forces FTX USHIRIKIANO IMARA 2024 and  Report of the EAC Commandants of Military Academies.

Other items on the agenda are the Reports of the Multi-agency Experts Working Group on review of EAC SOP’s and refine EAC guidelines for the planning and conduct of EAC Armed Forces CPX and FTX.

For more information, please contact:

Simon Peter Owaka
Senior Public Relations OfficerCorporate Communications and Public Affairs DepartmentEAC SecretariatArusha, TanzaniaTel: +255 768 552087Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the East African Community Secretariat:

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of eight (8) Partner States, comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the Federal Republic of Somalia, the Republic of South Sudan, the Republic of Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania, with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The Federal Republic of Somalia was admitted into the EAC bloc by the Summit of EAC Heads of State on 24th November, 2023 and became a full member on 4th March, 2024.

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