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EAC states told to pick up pace

Published on February 08, 2016

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) wants member governments to pick up the pace of economic integration writes ELISHA MAYALLAH.

At the same time, the EALA wants Partner States to adopt a phased implementation of the East African Community (EAC) Common Market by prioritizing aspects that carry quick wins or deliver immediate multiplier effects.  This move shall endear citizens to take advantage of the benefits that shall accrue from the Common Market protocol.

 According to a rlease from the Secretariat, the Assembly last week debated and adopted the Report of an Oversight activity on the Security related challenges of implementing the Common Market Protocol along the Central Corridor.

The Report presented to the House by the Chair of the Regional Affairs and Conflict Resolution Committee, Abdullah Mwinyi follows the oversight activity undertaken by the Committee in the United Republic of Tanzania in November 2015. Read more. Source | East African Business Week