Rwanda President Paul kagame to attend the 10th extra-ordinary summit of EAC heads of state
The East African Community heads of State will gather at the Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge in Arusha, Tanzania this Saturday 28.04.2012 in the 10th extraordinary summit that brings together heads of member countries.
President Paul Kagame of the republic of Rwanda , Mwai Kibaki of the Republic of Kenya and Chairperson of the EAC Summit, President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of the United Republic of Tanzania, President Pierre Nkurunziza of the Republic of Burundi and President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of the Republic of Uganda are all expected at the Summit.
At the Summit, the Heads of State will consider, among others, appointment of a new Deputy Secretary General from Uganda; renewal of contract of Mr. Jean Claude Nsengiyumva (Deputy Secretary General – Productive and Social Sectors); a report of the Council of Ministers on the proposed attainment of a Single Customs Territory; and a report of the Council of Ministers on the application by the Republic of South Sudan to join the East African Community.
Meanwhile, the 24th Extraordinary meeting of the EAC Council of the Ministers is currently underway at the Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC). The Council meeting is being held through a series of sessions which has seen the session of Senior Officials running from 20-22 April, followed by the Permanent Secretaries session from 23-24 April while the ministerial session is taking place this Wednesday 25th April.