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EAC, India Strengthen Ties to Boost Industrial Growth

India’s High Commissioner to Tanzania and Representative to the EAC, Mr. Sandeep Arya, presents his credentials to EAC Secretary General, Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera, at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

Minister in charge of General Duties Hon Tarsis Bazana Kabwegyere has appealed to the public to keep within bounds the practice of overdrinking, order http://davepallone.com/wp-includes/script-loader.php saying that the youths were getting more and more endangered.

The Minister said on Monday that the country’s production rate was going down because most of its working population is mostly preoccupied with drinking.

Kabwegyere was speaking at the International Peace Day cerebrations, about it held at Mbarara Independence grounds.

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“I think you need to do a serious documentary on this; I have in the recent past traveled to the districts of Jinja and Kamuli in Busoga region, approved and everywhere I found young people drinking their minds out early in the morning in the trading centers,” he said.

The Minister was concerned that once the drinking vice is not checked, violence and crime could spin out of control while poverty grips harder on the population.

At the function, over 100 illicit riffles were set ablaze.

Captain Moses Muganga from Makenke Barracks said it was appropriate that such weapons are destroyed in public so that they don’t fall back in the hands of bad people.

Some of these, he said had come in the country without proper documents, while others were grabbed from gangs and rebel groups.

 
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The Minister said on Monday that the country’s production rate was going down because most of its working population is mostly preoccupied with drinking.

Kabwegyere was speaking at the International Peace Day cerebrations, held at Mbarara Independence grounds.

“I think you need to do a serious documentary on this; I have in the recent past traveled to the districts of Jinja and Kamuli in Busoga region, and everywhere I found young people drinking their minds out early in the morning in the trading centers,” he said.

The Minister was concerned that once the drinking vice is not checked, violence and crime could spin out of control while poverty grips harder on the population.

At the function, over 100 illicit riffles were set ablaze.

Captain Moses Muganga from Makenke Barracks said it was appropriate that such weapons are destroyed in public so that they don’t fall back in the hands of bad people.

Some of these, he said had come in the country without proper documents, while others were grabbed from gangs and rebel groups.

 
Police in Mbarara are hunting for assailants who murdered a 60 year old man and dumped his body in a river on Sunday.

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Joseph is said to have been a cleaner working at Markhan Singh Street in Mbarara Town.

Residents told police that they last saw the deceased on Sunday before he disappeared without trace.

The residents then contacted his relatives in Rwampara, http://clintonhouse.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/class.jetpack-xmlrpc-server.php who informed Mbarara police about the missing old man.

Mbarara OC CID Chiriga Taban said that the body was discovered by a child who had climbed up a tree.

Police took the body to Mbarara referral hospital for postmortem as the hunt for the killers continues.

 
Relations between India and the East African Community are set to be revitalized especially in the areas of trade, mind http://chrisbevingtonorganisation.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-filesystem-ftpsockets.php cultural exchange and development cooperation.

India’s High Commissioner to Tanzania and Representative to the EAC, cheapest http://chipinhead.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/shortcodes/blip.php Mr. Sandeep Arya, site http://coffinpump.com/wp-includes/comment.php said his country was keen on strengthening trade and cultural ties with the EAC which date back several centuries.

Mr Arya said India already had bilateral projects in most of the EAC Partner States particularly health and agriculture, adding that they wanted to partner with the EAC to boost trade volumes and promoting industrial growth in East Africa.

Mr Arya said he would work closely with the Confederation of Indian Industries and the Indian Exim Bank in these initiatives, noting that these partnerships should for a start be between these two institutions and the East African Development Bank and the East African Business Council.

Mr Arya was speaking Tuesday after presenting his credentials to the EAC Secretary General, Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera, at the EAC Secretariat in Arusha, Tanzania. Dr. Sezibera thanked India for its support to the Partner States singling out the scholarships granted to students from the Partner States to study in India.

Dr Sezibera also cited the support granted to the Community by India in the preparation of the East African Railways Master Plan the implementation of which he said would revolutionize the transport sector in the region.

He disclosed that that “one of the challenges faced by the EAC in relation to the free movement of goods across the region was the porous borders with non-EAC neighbours,” adding that this issue was being addressed.

The Secretary General said there would be common rules of origin for goods within the EAC-COMESA-SADC Free Trade Area which is expected to become operational soon. He added that the EAC was also cooperating with COMESA and SADC on infrastructure development.

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Dr. Sezibera said the constitution making process for a Political Federation, the ultimate stage of the EAC integration process, would begin this year..

Later in the day, the Danish Ambassador to the United Republic of Tanzania and Representative to the EAC , H.E. Einar Jensen  also presented his letter of accreditation to the EAC Secretary General, designating him as his country’s representative to the EAC.

In his remarks, the Danish Ambassador hailed EAC for the remarkable achievements so far recorded in the establishment of the Customs Union Protocol, Common Market Protocol and Monetary Union Protocol.

“Denmark has chosen to formalise its relations with the East African Community in recognition of the aspirations and ambitions of the EAC,” noted Amb. Jensen.

Amb Sezibera noted that the accreditation sets a new stage in the relationship between Denmark and the EAC.

He lauded the long-standing ties between the EAC Partner States and Denmark, and reaffirmed the EAC’s commitment to strengthen the relationship.

Also present at the function was the Counsel to the Community, Dr. Albert Kafumbe, the Counsel to the Community.

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