Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, January, 2013
The company has attended the consultancy bid for Consultancy for Pre-Contract Services and Supervision of Rehabilitation of Mafinga – Igawa Road Section in Tanzania, with WB Project ID: P120370, and Borrower / Bid No: AE/100/2012-13/HQ/C/83.
This road section is a part of ‘’Southern Africa Trade and Transportation Facilitation Project (SATTFP).
The Southern Africa Trade and Transport Facilitation Program (SATTFP) and the Phase 1 in Tanzania are consistent with the objectives of the Tripartite which is an umbrella organization consisting of three of Africa’s RECs: the EAC, COMESA and SADC, established with the objective of accelerating economic integration.
The Heads of State and Government of the COMESA/EAC/SADC Tripartite met on June 12, 2011. The summit represented the official launch of negotiations with all twenty six participating countries on the Tripartite Free Trade Area (FTA). It was also agreed that the integration process will be anchored on three pillars: (a) market integration to stimulate intra-regional trade based on the Tripartite FTA; (b) infrastructure development to enhance connectivity and reduce costs of doing business across borders; and (c) industrial development.