EASFCOM Director Visits Jinja District Leadership


information pills physician geneva;”>EASFCOM Director, what is ed Maj Gen (Rtd) Cyrille Ndayirukiye visited Jinja’s Resident District Commissioner Mr Richard Gulume at his offices and thanked the district leadership for its hospitality and support the local community has so far shown to the participants.

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The purpose of the visit was to formally communicate to the district leadership about the EASF Field Training Exercise codenamed Mashariki Salam 13, already underway in Jinja and Buikwe districts.

Director EASFOM and his delegation in group photograph with the Jinja District leaders

“EASF has 10 member states who have been participating for two weeks. By the end of the exercise the participants will have made many friends and Jinja their second home,” remarked Gen Ndayirukiye.

Accompanying the Director to the meeting was the EASF Head of Liason, Brig (Rtd) Sheikh Ahmed Ali Mohammed, the Chief of Staff of the Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Centre, Brig Matthew Gureme who explained the background of EASF, details and objectives of the exercise and also the Jinja Cantonment Commander, Brig Samuel Kawagga.

Director EASFCOM signing the RDC´s office visitors book

The leadership formally welcomed the EASF to the District and observed that Jinja has benefited a lot from hosting the exercise by gaining revenue in form of hotel accommodation, supplying the troops with food and other essential commodities.

They also observed that it has helped to market Jinja to the EASF member states and the rest of the world.

The EASF and the District leadership finally agreed to a football match between EASF leaders and the Jinja district leaders at Kakindu stadium on Friday 24 May at 4pm.

Director EASFCOM with his delegation during the visit to the RDC

The meeting was also attended by District Chairman, Gume Fredrick Ngobi, the Chief Administrative Officer Eliab Begumya, Jinja Town Clerk David Kyesanku and District Police Commander SP Kateeba.


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