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Malawi to hold global customs meetings

By Amalawi - Mon May 20, 6:27 pm

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Malawi revenue authority will on Monday hold various meeting with the the World Customs Organizations (WCO) in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region.

24 Heads of Customs and Customs Experts from the Eastern and Southern Africa are expected to be in attendance which will also see two Malawi Cabinet Ministers opening two of the summits.

According to MRA Commissioner General John Biziwick the meeting will be opened by Minister of Finance Dr. Ken Lipenga.

And according to the schedule of events as release4d by MRA, on 22 May 2013 there will be a Revised Kyoto Convention  and Economic Competitiveness Package Workshop which will opened by the Minister of Trade and Industry Mr. Sosten Gwengwe.

Customs meeting in Malawi

Customs meeting in Malawi

“The Revised Kyoto Convention and Economic Competitiveness Package Workshop is a special meeting organized by World Customs Organisation for Heads of Customs Administrations that have not ascended to the Revised Kyoto Convention,” the statement reads in part.

Since its establishment in 2000 this is the first time the Malawi Revenue Authority is hosting the international tripartite meetings, which will likely draw representatives from  Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Also in attendance during the five-day meet will be the World Customs Organization Secretary Kunio Mikuriya.

 

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