Special SADC Delegation Arrives In Uganda
President Yoweri Museveni has received a delegation from the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), led by the Tanzanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Bernard Membe.
During the meeting that took place on Wednesday at State House, Entebbe, and attended by State Minister for International Affairs, Mr. Okello Oryem, the President and his guests discussed issues pertaining to developments in the SADC bloc.
The SADC bloc comprises 15 member countries – Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe – with a combined total population of nearly 300 million with 39% living in urban areas.
Headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana, SADC is an inter-governmental organization with the aim of furthering socio-economic co-operation and integration as well as political and security co-operation among the member states as this complements the role of the African Union.
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Updated on 2013-05-09 09:25
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