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32nd Meeting of the Council of Ministers starts in Arusha

The 32nd Meeting of the East African Community Council of Ministers started this morning with the session of Senior Officials at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The meeting which will run from 10-14th August 2015 will involve three sessions namely that of Senior Officials, the Coordination Committee (Permanent / Principal Secretaries) and the Ministerial Session.

The Council will among other things consider various reports including: Report of the Audit Commission; Report on the Implementation of Previous Decisions of the Council; Report on the 22nd Meeting of the Sectoral Council of Ministers Responsible for EAC Affairs and Planning; Report on the 18th Meeting of the Sectoral Council on Legal and Judicial Affairs; and, the Report on the High Level Task Force on the Amendment of the Treaty.

The Council will also review the progress on the negotiations with the Republic of South Sudan vis-à-vis the young nation’s application to join the Community.

Also, high on the agenda of the 32nd Council meeting is the upcoming 1st East African Manufacturing Business Summit scheduled for Kampala, Uganda from 1 to 2 September 2015.

The meeting will also consider the reports of various EAC institutions including the East African Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency, Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization; the Inter-University Council for East Africa, and the East African Development Bank.

East African Community
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P.O. Box 1096
United Republic of Tanzania

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