Saturday, 24 July 2010

Sumatra to create rules on operations for ports

From The Citizen, Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Moses Matthew, Mwanza

Due to the Ports inefficiency in rendering transport services in the country, Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority has for another time summon a meeting to stakeholders consultations on draft on licensing of port terminal operators regulations.

In order to fulfil the stated objectives, SUMATRA as regulatory appendage in the country for surface and marine Transport, needs the authority to establish standards and subsequently monitor the performance of regulated goods and services.

In this regards, the meeting was conducted publicly to collect views from stakeholders on Draft Regulations for Port terminal operations licence in Mwanza city aiming at pretty Transport sub-sector business across the country, so as to improve transport goods and services.

The SUMATRA Director General, Mr. Israel Sekirasa tinted that, it is for the same reason that SUMATRA conducted the first meeting on the Draft regulations at Karimjee Hall in Dar es Salaam on June 25, 2010 and therefore last week in Mwanza for the same purpose.

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