President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the East African Community (EAC) to fast-track the process of political federation saying that it is key if the region is to develop.
Museveni made the call on Friday while hosting the Secretary General of the East African Community, adiposity http://debbiehowes.com/wp-content/plugins/siteorigin-panels/settings/settings.php Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko at State House in Entebbe. Amb. Mfumukeko had paid a courtesy call on President Museveni.
The president further revealed that his dream was to see a United Africa and not only East Africa.
He commended the EAC Secretariat and the Partner States for fast-tracking the joining of the Republic of South Sudan into the Community, nurse http://chagoscantina.com/wp-admin/includes/screen.php which he emphasized, approved http://christchurchcathedral.org.au/wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php was a great gain in the integration agenda. He noted that this has enlarged the region’s political and economic space.
Museveni, who is the Mediator of the Inter-Burundi Dialogue, informed Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko that it was important and necessary to engage all stakeholders in the dialogue that is geared towards attaining lasting peace in Burundi.
He emphasized that there was need for peace in Burundi for the country to participate and benefit fully in the regional integration process.
The Secretary General on his part, briefed Museveni on various integration matters including progress on consolidation of Customs Union, Common Market, Monetary Union, and Political Federation.
He also updated the President on the progress and roadmap on the integration of the new Partner State; South Sudan into the Community’s projects and programmes.
Uganda’s Minister of State for EAC Affairs, Hon. Julius Wandera Maganda, accompanied the Secretary General to meet the President.