Ambassador Dr Richard Sezibera has handed over the seat of Secretary General to Mr Libérat Mfumukeko.
Mr Mfumukeko was appointed to the position on 2 March 2016 by the Summit of the EAC Heads of State for a single five-year term.
Prior to his appointment as Secretary General, ask http://darkon.org/wp-admin/includes/class-ftp-sockets.php Mr Mfumukeko served the East African Community in the capacity of Deputy Secretary General in charge of Finance and Administration.
Mr Mfumukeko joined the EAC from another position of leadership – Director General, http://ckls.org/wp-includes/class.wp-scripts.php Burundi Water and Electricity Utility (REGIDESO), http://crewftlbr.org/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/src/tribe/ajax/operations.php the last position he held prior to joining the EAC.
He has also held the Chairmanship of the Steering Committee of the East African Power Pool (EAPP).
Officials said Mr Mfumukeko brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new position, with vast international experience including the establishment of the Burundi Investment Promotion Authority (API) in 2009.
The new Secretary General boasts international, intercultural and linguistic skills, with fluency in French, English, Kirundi, Kiswahili and Russian as well as having worked in France, Russia, USA, DR Congo, Rwanda, Ivory Coast and Cameroon.
The handing over of office took place this past week.