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EALA members to engage private sector operators on Common Market Protocol

Published on June 17, 2016



Rwanda’s East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) members will today meet hoteliers, tour operators and transporters to listen to their problems in regard to doing business in the region.

This comes as the Assembly works to get to the bottom of various issues affecting the regional economic bloc’s integration agenda.

The chairperson of EALA Rwanda Chapter, MP Patricia Hajabakiga, on Wednesday, told The New Times that they will hold a session with players in the three sectors to understand their problems under the context of the East African Community (EAC) Common Market Protocol and Customs Management Act.

MP Patricia Hajabakiga said

We also want to assess the severity of the remaining non tariff barriers. We want to engage people and understand how smooth or not things are moving. We want to know whether what we are usually told officially is the reality on the ground.

Read more. Source | New Times