Fred Bamwesigye has been appointed as the new Director General of the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA).
Bamwesigye, has been serving as the acting Director General for the past one year since the retirement of David Kakuba in June last year.
According to the appointment instruments by the minister of Works and Transport,General Katumba Wamala, Bamwesigye will officially start work on October 1, 2021.
He will serve for a term of three years.
“In accordance with part IV , section 14(1) of the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority Act cap354, I hereby appoint you as Director General, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority,” a September, 28 appointment instrument by the Works and Transport Minister, reads in part.
Bamwesigye, 54 was born in Ruhaama, Ntungamo district.
He previously served as the Human Resource Manager for NEMA before he joined CAA in the same position.
The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority is a government body responsible for licensing, monitoring, and regulating civil aviation matters in the country.
It manages Entebbe International Airport and other airports and aerodromes, both government and privately owned in the country.