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EAC Sectoral Council On Energy Converge in Arusha for 14th Meeting

A five-day East African Community (EAC) Sectoral Council on Energy meeting is currently underway at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The 14th Sectoral Council meeting started today with the Session of Senior Officials which runs from 3rd to 5th June, 2019 followed by the Coordination Committee (Session of Permanent/Principal/Under Secretaries) on 6th June, 2019, and the Ministerial Session on 7th June, 2019.

According to Owora Richard Othieno, Head of Department, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs at the EAC Secretariat, the meeting will discuss a number of topics including; Consideration of the status of implementation of the previous directives/decisions of the sectoral council, consideration of implementation of regional strategy on scaling up access to modern energy services, consideration of implementation of East African power master plan projects and  consideration of a report on enhancement of a sustainable regional energy market in Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, and Indian Ocean region project.

“Other topics to be discussed are; Consideration of the Centre of Excellence for the East African Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (EACREEE) report; Consideration of the Study on analysis of petroleum policies, legal and regulatory frameworks in the region report and; any other business.”

 

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