10th edition of the Directors General of AU Customs / Albert M. Muchanga and Kunio Mikuriya are already in Moroni.

29-09-2018 11:08
Albert M. Muchanga and Kunio Mikuriya, respectively the Commissioner for Trade and Industry of the African Union and the Secretary General of the World Customs Organization have been in Moroni since yesterday afternoon. They are accompanied by the Directors General of Customs of Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Botswana, Nigeria and Uganda to attend the 10th Ordinary Meeting of the Sub-Committee of Directors General of Customs of the Union African.

Today, Thursday, September 20th was the opening ceremony of the 10th Ordinary Meeting of the Subcommittee of Directors General of Customs of the African Union in Moroni. This 10th annual historic edition will be opened by the Commissioner of the African Union in charge of Trade and Industry, Albert M Muchnga. The latter is accompanied by the Secretary General of the World Customs Organization, Kunio Mikuriya and Fongod Edwin Nuvaga, Director General of Customs of Cameroon.

Mr. Fongod Edwin Nuvaga who holds the presidency of this pan-African organization will give a way to his Comorian counterpart, Souef Kamalidini who had the position of the vice-presidency during last year. "I would like to thank the Comorian government for the warm welcome me and my delegation had been given," says Albert M. Muchanga, under the presence of the Minister of Finance and the Director General of the Comoros Customs.

After the arrival of this delegation, another high-level mission composed of the Directors General of Customs of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Botswana, Nigeria and Uganda who showed up too. In all, there are 130 participants from 54 countries who came to take part in the 10th ordinary meeting of the sub-committee of Directors General of Customs of the African Union under the theme "Combatting corruption in customs to effectively implement the African Continental Free Trade Area” Among the participants, there are more than 90 experts who, moreover, have completed their work of three days since yesterday Wednesday. This morning, the final document resulting from the three days' work will be submitted to the Directors General of Customs of the African Union.



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