AU pass­port launch

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - NEWS -

KIGALI: The launch of the AU pass­port, con­sid­ered a crit­i­cal devel­op­ment to ease free move­ment of peo­ple, spur eco­nomic growth and devel­op­ment as well as pro­mote in­tra-African trade, is ex­pected to take place to­mor­row at the 27th AU Sum­mit in Kigali.

African heads of state will launch the pass­port dur­ing the or­di­nary ses­sion of the Assem­bly of the AU, paving the way for be­gin­ning the process to com­mence is­suance of this travel doc­u­ment. Other coun­tries will also be work­ing to­wards im­ple­men­ta­tion of this de­ci­sion.

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