Troika summit kicks-off in Mbabane

EXTRAORDINARY Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of States Troika on Politics, Defense and Security kicked-off here yesterday.

The meeting which expects Tanzania to assume the Chairmanship of the organ today was preceded by a meeting involving South Africa, Mozambique and Tanzania.

The Heads of States discussed security explosion in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Madagascar and Lesotho as well as requests by Burundi and Comoro to join SADC.

Tanzania is represented by Vice-President Ms Samia Suluhu Hassan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Augustine Mahiga, Minister for Industry, Trade and Investments, Mr Charles Mwijage and Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar Minister for Trade, Industry and Markets, Ms Amina Salum Ali.

Official launch of the 36th SADC Troika summit is slated for today.

The meeting is expected among other things to award students for an outstanding essay regarding the bloc.

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