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The Chairperson of the Session of Senior Officials, Mr. Jean Kizito (left), with the Director General of Customs and Trade, Mr. Kenneth Bagamuhunda, during the opening session of the Sectoral Council of Trade, Industry, Finance and Investment (SCTIFI) meeting at the EA Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

EAC Sectoral Council on Trade, Industry, Finance and Investment underway in Arusha

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 27th May, 2019: A five-day East African Community Sectoral Council on Trade, Industry, Finance and Investment (SCTIFI) meeting is currently underway at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The SCTIFI meeting started today with the Session of Senior Officials which runs from 27th to 29thMay, 2019 followed by the Coordination Committee (Session of Permanent/Principal/Under Secretaries) on 30thMay, 2019 and the Ministers Session on 31stMay, 2019.

Among the items on the agenda of the SCTIFI Meeting are: Consideration of the status of implementation of the previous directives/decisions of SCTIFI held in November 2018; Consideration of outstanding matters arising from the Pre-budget meeting of May 2018; Report of the Committee on Customs, and; Report of the Sectoral Committee on Trade.

Other items are: Report of the East African Standards Committee (EASC) and East African Accreditation Board (EAAB); Report of the Committee on Investment; Report on EAC Competition Authority Activities, and; Any other business.


For more information, please contact:

Mr Owora Richard Othieno
Head, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Department
EAC Secretariat
Arusha, Tanzania
Tel: +255 784 835021
Email: OOthieno [at] eachq.org

About the East African Community Secretariat:

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of five Partner States, comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. 

The EAC Secretariat is ISO 9001:2008 Certified

East African Community
EAC Close
Afrika Mashariki Road
P.O. Box 1096
United Republic of Tanzania

Tel: +255 (0)27 216 2100
Fax: +255 (0)27 216 2190
Email: eac@eachq.org