The African Leather and Leather Products Institute’s (former COMESA/LLPI) Thirty-third Meeting of the Board of Directors was held in Livingstone, Zambia at David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa on 11th – 12th December, 2017. The Meeting was attended by the Board Members from Ethiopia, Malawi, Rwanda and Uganda.
The Board examined the Institute’s January to November 2017 Budget Performance and Work Activities Report as well as the 2018 Proposed Budget and Work Plan. The Board took cognizance of the progress that ALLPI has achieved against its set annual targets that are informed by its Strategic Plan (2016 – 2025) and Annual Plan for 2017. The Board also noted that the Institute’s 2018 proposed Budget and Work Plan that was discussed and endorsed during the 32nd Board Meeting was further approved by the relevant Committee and gained the Council of Ministers endorsement.
The Board also expressed its appreciation and satisfaction for the continued excellent performance that the Institute is registering as can be witnessed from the Performance Report and the very positive feedback given by Member States during the different COMESA Committees and Council Meetings.