Permanent Secretary, Amb. James Mugume anouncing Ms Beatrice Kiraso as Uganda˘®¯s candidate for the post of Executive Secretary of ICGLR
Ministry of Foreign Affairs has officially announced and launched Hon
Beatrice Kiraso as Uganda's candidate for the position of Executive
Secretary of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region
(ICGLR). This was done at a media briefing by the Permanent Secretary
of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Ambassador Mugume revealed
that as a member of the ICGLR, Uganda decided to field Hon Beatrice
Kiraso as her candidate basing on her academic qualifications, career
and experience in leadership at national, sub-regional and international
arena. The candidature will be announced during the forthcoming 6th
ordinary ICGLR summit.
Uganda is a member of ICGLR together with
Angola, Burundi, CAR, DRC, Kenya, Rwanda Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania
and Zambia. Uganda is competing with Kenya, South Sudan, Zambia and
Sudan. ICGLR Secretariat has its headquarters in Bujumbura.
Beatrice Kiraso on her part expressed readiness to face the challenges
and make ICGLR more visible. She thanked Uganda government for choosing
to back her among other Ugandans and pledged to carry Uganda's flag high