COMESA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Network on Small Hydropower (INSHP). The signing ceremony was done in China, Monday, April 10, 2017 by Secretary General Sindiso Ngwenya and Professor Madam Cheng Xialei, Director General of ICSHP. This was followed by the opening of a COMESA office.
Earlier, the Secretary General paid a courtesy call on the Director General, Department of West Asian and African Affairs, in the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, Madam ZHONG MANYING. The two exchanged notes on the draft COMESA-China Framework Agreement.
In a meeting held in Beijing, COMESA and the People's Republic of China agreed on joint actions that will enable the finalization and signing of the Agreement in the near future.