3rd EAC Heads of State Retreat on Infrastructure Development and Financing

The 3rd ‘Infrastructure Retreat’ took place in Nairobi on 29 November 2014. It was attended by over 400 participants, among them representatives of the African Development Bank Group, the World Bank, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the European Union as well representatives of cooperating development partners, and investors.
The heads of state underscored their commitment to lead in the implementation of infrastructure programmes and projects and endorsed the proposed 10-year investment strategy for priority projects and directed the Council of Ministers to mobilise resources for its implementation. The Council was directed to hold annual roundtable for infrastructure investors and financiers in order to mobilise the required resources for infrastructure priorities.
The next Infrastructure Retreat will concentrate on civil aviation and airports.
Full Communiqué of the 3rd Infrastructure Retreat