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SADC aims to synchronise regional transport networks

0By Timo ShihepoWindhoek - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is still struggling to fully formulate regional transport laws, regulations, and standards, subsequently leading to a delay in the harmonisation of the regional transport industry. Nothing has, however, been achieved leading to some countries lagging behind in transport infrastructure development, making travelling in the region difficult. Deputy executive secretary for regional integration, Dr Thembinkosi Mhlongo, confirmed the delay during the SADC committee of ministers responsible for ICT, meteorology and transport meeting held in Windhoek last week. He said closing the missing links and increasing the capacity of the regional transport networks remains a high priority. “To improve regional transport infrastructure, we have been working with the European Union, African Development Bank and other international cooperating partners to prepare projects supported by the SADC Project Preparation and Development Facility.

Source: The North Africa Journal October 08, 2018 07:07 UTC