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World Bank hails EAC for steady progress in regional integration

Published on March 29, 2017

The World Bank has hailed the East African Community for the steady progress it has made towards the creation of the Common Market.

Mr. Ahmadou Moustapha Ndiaye, the World Bank’s Coordinating Director on EAC integration noted in particular the operationalization of the Single Customs Territory by the EAC Partner States, adding that the region had experienced increased intra-regional trade. 

Mr. Ndiaye further praised the EAC Secretariat for the efforts it is undertaking to monitor the implementation of the Common Market Protocol with the aim of lifting all the remaining barriers to free movement of people, labour, goods, services and capital. Read more. Source | East African Community