President Museveni has this morning arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for the 18th Ordinary Summit of EAC Heads of State. He was received at Julius Nyerere International Airport by Prof Sospester Muhongo, the Tanzania Minister for Energy.

The summit will among others discuss the EU-EAC Partnership Agreement, sustainable mechanism for financing the Community, the EAC political federation and progress report on admission of Somalia to the Community.

Other issues are; report on modalities of promoting a motor vehicle assembly plant in the region and review on phasing out importation of used textiles and footwear. There will be signing of instruments of appointment of a deputy SG from Tanzania and EACJ judge from South Sudan.

President Museveni is also expected to assume the chair of the Community from H.E. John Pombe Magufuli later today.