THE government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation is preparing a National Strategic Plan for all stakeholders to participate more effectively and efficiently in economic diplomacy.
Minister for the docket, Dr Stergomena Tax, told Members of Parliament that the execution of the plan will enable the country to reap more from the concept.
Tabling the 247.9bn/- budget estimates for her docket for 2023/2024 financial year on Tuesday, Dr Tax said that the government will in the next budget continue to coordinate and implement economic diplomacy including finalising preparations for the plan.
The Minister said considering numerous benefits which have so far been attained and the implementation of economic diplomacy as a cross-cutting issue, the plan will enable effective involvement of all stakeholders from the country to benefit more.
“Economic diplomacy is a central theme in the Foreign Policy, whose objective is to put economic benefit