Civil Aviation Gets New Board Members


page geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>Civil Aviation Authority was established by an Act of Parliament Act Cap. 354, with a broad objective to promote the safe, regular, secure and efficient use and development of civil aviation inside and outside Uganda.

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Section 8 of the Act provides for a governing body of the Authority consisting of the Managing director and not less than four and not more than eight directors, one of whom shall be the Chairperson.

The Board of Directors of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has been having eight vacant positions given the term of office of the members expired in June 2013.

Information Minister Rose Namayanja said Thursday Cabinet therefore approved the appointment of new CAA Board and renewal of 4 old board members of Director for a 3 year-term of office.

New Nominated Members included Eng. Edward Mike Ndawula, a reputable electrical engineer; John Satya Cheptoek; Mackenzie C. Ogweng and Ms Olive Birungi Lumonye – the head of public relations at NSSF.

The Minister pointed out that the board members will be responsible for policy matters concerning civil aviation generally; giving effect to the standards and recommend practices under international conventions relating to civil aviation and provide a functional aviation infrastructure and enforces the regulations that govern the industry for efficient operations.


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