This is the biggest organ of the East African Community. It’s responsible for giving political direction to the integration process. The summit is composed of the heads of state of the member states of the East African Community.
In 1967, the late H.E Julius Nyerere, H.E Jommo Kenyatta and H.E Apollo Milton Obote formed the EAC that regrettably collapsed in 1977.
In 1999 30th November, Their Excellencies, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, Daniel Arap Moi, and Benjamin Mkapa revived the defunct EAC.