Nairobi is from today hosting a three-days African Union Mid-Year Coordination Meeting (MYCM) between the African Union, the Regional Economic Communities and Regional Mechanisms.
The 5th MYCM will run from today, from July 13 to 16, 2023.
Among those expected to grace the occasion include 14 Heads of State and Government, 51 Foreign Ministers of the AU Member States, high-level dignitaries and approximately 1,500 delegates.
Already, Kenya has negotiated bilateral agreements with the various countries to be signed on the sidelines of the summit.
The Informer Media Group has established that among them agreements between Kenya and Egypt to have Kenyan tea exported to Misri be paid in Kenya Shillings.
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is slated to sign the agreement with his host, president William Ruto during the summit.
“The 5th MYCM is a meeting between the Heads of State and Government who form the Bureau of the AU Assembly (Comoros, Botswana, Burundi, and Senegal), the 8 Heads of State and Government who chair the 8 Regional Economic Communities (RECs) who are (Burundi- EAC, Djibouti- IGAD, Zambia- COMESA, DRC- SADC, Guinea Bissau- ECOWAS, Chad- CEN SAD, Libya – UMA, and Gabon- ECCAS); the African Union Commission and Regional Mechanisms (RMs).” The Ministry of Foreign and Diaspora Affairs said.