SADC TO ESTABLISH COUNTER TERRORISM CENTRE

Written by  Blessings Kanache
The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)  countries have agreed to establish SADC Counter Terrorism Centre to help in curbing the increasing threats of terrorism and insurgence in the region.
27
November
This was disclosed at the end of the Extraordinary Ministerial Committee of Organ of Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation  in Gaborone, Botswana. 
 
SADC Executive Secretary  Stergomena Tax said the center will "ensure prompt monitoring of terrorism and counter attacks before they occur." 
 
Defence ministers from SADC attended the meeting, and Jean Sendeza, Deputy Minister of Defence, represented Malawi.
 
She said Malawi being a member of SADC, will continue to work in collaboration with other countries in peace building. 
 
The ministerial meeting was convened  as heads of state and government’s summit is scheduled for November 27. 
 
President Dr Lazarus Chakwera is expected to attend.
 
#MbcNewsLive.

Get Your Newsletter