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Commandants of EAC Military Academies meet to review cooperation

Bugesera, 17 September 2019

Commandants of EAC Military Academies were today joined by their national Defence Liaison Officers to start a 3 days meeting aimed at reviewing cooperation among EAC Armed Forces’ Officer Cadet Training Academies. 

The meeting is taking place in Nyamata, Bugesera District.

Speaking at the opening of the meeting, the chairperson, Maj Gen Aloys Muganga said that the purpose of the meeting is to review cooperation among EAC Military Academies, review status of the previous decisions and also to visit and assess Rwanda Military Academy facilities.

Participants went through different presentations, reviewing and sharing experience on how they conduct their academic programs with a view continued the started harmonization of their teaching curriculums and exchange of students.

The meeting is organized in accordance with Article 2 of the EAC Protocol on cooperation in Defence Affairs with specific areas such as military training, joint operations, technical cooperation, visits and exchange of information.