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NEPAD Agency signs a Cooperation Framework Agreement with Central Corridor Transit Transport Facilitation Agency

South Africa February 1, 2017: The NEPAD Agency has signed an Aide Memoire with the Central Corridor Transit Transport Facilitation Agency (CCTTFA).

The Aide Memoire aims to define the areas of cooperation between the NEPAD Agency and the CCTTFA for the years 2017 and 2018. The focus will be on the alignment of working arrangements around project preparation and financing.

Through this agreement, the two institutions will create a platform for sharing of information and coordination on projects and joint planning and coordination of forthcoming events of mutual interest.

The signing ceremony took place on the margins of the NEPAD Regional Integration Infrastructure and Trade Programme (RIITP) team planning meeting which took place in Muldersdrift, South Africa.

The Memoire was signed by Capt. Dieudonne Dukundane, Executive Secretary of CCTTFA and Mr Symerre Grey-Johnson, NEPAD Agency Head of Partnerships, Regional Integration, Infrastructure and Trade Division.

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CCTTFA Executive Director Capt. Dieudonne Dukundane (left) with NEPAD Executives in South Africa

The signing was presided by a technical working visit took place between the Executive Secretary of CCTTFA and the RIITP team. The outcome of the working visit culminated into the drafting of an Aide Memoire.

Whilst at the NEPAD Offices, the Executive Secretary paid a courtesy visit with the NEPAD Agency CEO, Dr Ibrahim Mayaki and discussed ways in which the NEPAD support to the CCTTFA can be strengthened.

CCTTFA Executive Secretary with members of the RIIT Programme The RIITP team planning meeting was convened to set objectives and results-oriented work-plans for 2017. This is tied to the Programmes’s objective of strengthening the strategic objectives of the NEPAD Agency in the context of accelerating key infrastructure projects and initiatives.