Heads of State from the East African Community during the 17th Ordinary EAC Summit in Arusha, Tanzania. PHOTO FILE | NMG
The sectoral Council of Ministers responsible for EAC Affairs and planning, in their meeting held from August 21 to 25 in Arusha, directed the Secretariat to present to the Finance and Administration Committee the request for funds for approval.
The money will be refunded immediately the remittances are effected by the partner states.
Only Kenya has paid up. Uganda has arrears of $73,830, Rwanda $540, Tanzania $4,836 while Burundi and South Sudan have paid nothing.