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EALA Plenary commences in Kigali

Published on November 25, 2015

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame is calling on the region to concert its integration efforts and to address challenging issues notably insecurity, bad governance and corruption as it garners to realise the regional economic bloc’s Vision 2050.

The President’s remarks were delivered by the President of the Senate, Rt. Hon. Bernard Makuza, at the commencement of the 3rd Meeting of the 4th Session of the 3rd Assembly at the Parliament of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda, this afternoon.

He reiterated that all East Africans must eradicate the “business as usual” mindset and strive towards progress of strengthening integration. “As legislators, we must ask questions and keep searching for solutions for and on behalf of our people. We must identify and address whatever may divert the progress of the Community, and ensure that there are no obstacles to our co-operation for integration. And to start with, procedures and processes governing Organs of the Community should not be themselves an obstacle to the growth of the Community”, Rt. Hon. Makuza said. Read more. Source | East African Community