Kibaki: EA integration is key to prosperity
21 February 2013, 13:24
Dar-Es-Salaam - President Mwai Kibaki has said progressive integration between Kenya and Tanzania holds the key to the common prosperity of the citizens of the two countries, Capital News reports.
Speaking during a State banquet hosted in his honour by his host President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete at Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, President Kibaki noted that it is due to the importance of integration that much emphasis has been put on collaboration between the two nations as well as other countries of the East African Community.
President Kibaki further said joint efforts of the East African Community leaders have successfully put in place various instruments such as Customs Union Protocol and Common Market Protocol with the objective of eliminating trade barriers, increasing economic prosperity and contributing to closer union among the member states.
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