EAC SECRETARY GENERAL PRIVATE SECTOR CEOs LUNCHEON, 5TH JULY 2014,AT CLUB DU LAC TANGANYIKA BURUNDI
East African Business Council (EABC) in partnership with Federal Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Burundi (FCCIB) ,East African Community (EAC) Secretariat and with the support from Trade Mark East Africa (TMEA) organised the Second Burundi National EAC SG CEOs Forum on 5th July 2014 in Bujumbura, Burundi to dialogue on EAC Integration issues especially the one related to Burundi Business Community and agree on the way forward.
The specific objectives of the forum were;
To provide status and progress of the implementation of the agreed recommendations of the 1st EAC SG CEOs Forum;
To determine the outstanding and emerging issues for follow up at National, Regional, Council and Summit levels; and
To prioritize the key private sector concerns and develop a time-bound action plan.
The luncheon hosted by the EAC Secretary General, was attended by the Director General Economic Affairs, who represented the the Minister to the office of the President responsible for EAC Affairs, Trade Mark East Africa Country Director, France Ambassador to Burundi, President of Federal Chamber of Commerce and industry of Burundi and Vice Chairperson of EABC, Business Community from Burundi, Government Officials, Officials from East African Business Council (EABC) Secretariat, East African Community (EAC) Secretariat ,Federal Chamber of Commerce and industry of Burundi Secretariat and Trade Mark East Africa, Media among others.