×
× Digital News Videos Kenya @ 50 Health & Science Lifestyle Opinion Education Columnists Ureport Arts & Culture Moi Cabinets Fact Check The Standard Insider Podcasts E-Paper Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman Travelog TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
Login ×

Ports conference planned for Dar es Salaam cancelled

By Philip Mwakio | January 21st 2016 at 00:00:00 GMT +0300

MOMBASA: The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) has cancelled its planned annual conference, which was to be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

This follows the sacking of Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) managers by President John Magufuli. The conference was scheduled for February 15-17.

A statement released by PMAESA Communications Officer George Sunguh said that the cancellation was also as a result of Mr Magufuli's resolve to dissolve the entire TPA board.

"The Secretariat is now focusing on the 2016 Conference to be held in Khartoum, Sudan in the month of November," he said.

In the meantime, the PMAESA council, board and technical committee meetings, which are normally held together with the conference will be rescheduled to a different venue and date to be announced later.

Read More

The board meeting for the Cruise Indian Ocean Association will also be held alongside the PMAESA council meeting.


PMAESA Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) John Magufuli
Share this story

More stories


Take a Break

Feedback