African Road Funds to Discuss Ways of Realizing Agenda 2063

February 12, 2018

 

By ENA

 

ADDIS ABABA – Representatives of road funds from 35 African countries will be gathered in Addis Ababa to discuss on ways of realizing goals in Agenda 2063 regarding road sector development.

A total of 200 participants including regional, continental and international organizations are expected to attend the meeting to be held from 19th -23rd February, 2018.

The 16th annual assembly aims to share knowledge and experience among member countries, thereby explore options on how to resolve challenges.

Briefing local media today Rashid Mohammed, Director General of ARMFA said the meeting will serve as a forum for African road fund agencies to reach consensus on common issues towards achieving Agenda 2063.

Apart from endorsing the 2016-2017 audit report, the Assembly will also review and adopt the 2017 financial and physical report and endorse budget for 2018.

Election of the next ARMFA president and executive committee members are among key agendas of the general assembly.

Government officials, chief executive officers and senior representatives of the road funds are amongst the expected participants to the upcoming meeting.

ARMFA is a non political and non-governmental association established in 2003 by African countries that have Road Funds.

It offers a platform for exchange of information and ideas among member countries and creating enabling environment to interact in the areas of road maintenance.

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