Road Fund Lesotho is set to participate in this year’s African Roads Maintenance Funds Association (ARMFA)’s Annual General Assembly next weekend in Namibia, Lesotho Times reported.
ARMFA is a non-profit and non-political association, founded to form a platform and a network for experience and information sharing on best road maintenance practices in Africa. It discusses and finds opportunities on funding options and to promote and strengthen links between members of African road funds.
The association’s regional representatives are expected to report on annual progress in the regional bodies affiliated to ARMFA.
Themed, “The annual general assembly will be run under theme ‘Sustainable Road Infrastructure – Impact of Regional Integration and Free Trade in Africa”, the meeting will be attend by member countries who have been clustered into four regional focal groups, including West Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa and East African focal groups.
“Each of these focal groups meet regularly to discuss issues of mutual interest for their respective regions, which they later come together and share during the association’s annual conference, whose resolutions are then presented for discussion and adoption at the annual general assembly,” reads the statement by the Road Fund Lesotho.