Zim, Zambia sign Vic Falls OSBP to expedite clearance during UNWTO

Zimbabwe and Zambia have signed the Victoria Falls One Stop Border Post Bilateral Agreement to expedite clearance and create a seamless border for the 20th United Nations World Tourism Organisation general assembly co-hosted by the two countries.

The agreement was signed by the Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe and his Zambian counterpart, President Michael Sata.

While the signing agreement is limited to the period covering the UNWTO conference which runs from August 24 to 29, a permanent arrangement is under development.

The Victoria Falls Border Post bilateral initiative is a reflection of the continued strengthening of the political and economic ties that exist between the two countries.

It will be operational for 24 hours, thereby providing significant improvements to cross border management for both commercial traffic and travellers from both countries to reduce waiting clearance times.

Border authorities from both countries will also perform joint controls and enforcement in one place.

The benefits that accrue from this arrangement include elimination of duplication of border agencies interventions, reduction of clearance for both cargo and travellers as well as the reduction of transaction cost.

This becomes the second One Stop Border Post bilateral agreement between the two countries following the Chirundu One Stop Border Post signed on December 5, 2009.

The Chirundu OSBP is the first of its kind in Africa and now a flagship in SADC and Africa.

It has seen a huge improvement in the movement of goods between the two countries and has since won the SADC accolade as the first such OSBP to be implemented in Africa.

Post published in: News
  1. Orange County Skylight
  2. livebulksms.com
  3. autoverhuur amsterdam
  4. ">Agen Bola |
  5. google
  6. google
  7. google
  8. google
  9. google
  10. google
  11. google
  12. google
  13. google
  14. google
  15. google
  16. google
  17. google
  18. google
  19. google
  20. google
  21. google
  22. google
  23. google
  24. google
  25. tao of badass
  26. best epilator
  27. Best pocket knife
  28. weblink
  29. visit this
  30. visit this
  31. my website

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *