Arusha, Tanzania – An EALA Planning Meeting for the parliamentary year 2014-2015 will be held in Arusha, Tanzania from 13-18 July 2014. This planning exercise is crucial in unpacking the annual legislative calendar to suit within EALA’s overall legislative, oversight and representative functions. As such, it enables the EALA programme to be realigned with the EAC Development Strategy, the EALA Strategic Plan and various EALA and Summit decisions. The budget will be apportioned to the respective activities in line with approved funds. A detailed work plan will be adopted at the end of the meeting.