The Ninth Meeting of the Management Committee (MC) of Regional Customs Transit Guarantee (RCTG-CARNET) Scheme was held from 5th to 6th May 2016, in Mombasa, Kenya, at Customs House.
The Ninth Meeting of the Council of Regional Customs Transit Guarantee (RCTG) Scheme was held from 12th to 14th October 2015, in Kampala, Uganda, at Imperial Royale Hotel. The meeting was attended by members of the Council of RCTG Scheme from Burundi, Congo DR, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe. The meeting was also attended by RCTG Pool Managers: ZEP-RE (PTA Reinsurance Company) and the COMESA Secretariat. Zambia, Dar-Es Salaam Corridor Committee (DCC) and Central Corridor Transit and Transport Facilitation Agency (CCTTFA) also attended the meeting as observers. The Meeting was officially opened by Al-Haji Kaddunabbi Ibrahim Lubega, Chief Executive Officer of the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) of Uganda. In his Statement, the Chief Executive Officer welcomed the delegates to Uganda and wished them a pleasant stay in Kampala. AL-Haji Lubega underscored the importance of Trade Facilitation such as the RCTG Scheme which matters a great deal particularly to landlocked countries in the reduction of transit and transport time and increasing efficiency in the removal, movement and clearance of Transits goods in the region.