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NEW GVTC CHIEF PAYS A COURTESY CALL ON UGANDA HIGH COMMISSIONER

Monday, 17th September 2018
NEW GVTC CHIEF PAYS A COURTESY CALL ON UGANDA HIGH COMMISSIONER
NEW GVTC CHIEF PAYS A COURTESY CALL ON UGANDA HIGH COMMISSIONER

Dr. Andrew Sseguya, the new Executive Secretary of Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration (GVTC) paid a courtesy call on the Uganda High Commissioner yesterday, 17th September, 2018. The Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration (GVTC) was established by the three governments of Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as a framework for collaboration in management of wildlife and tourism development in the Greater Virunga Landscape (GVL). GVL straddles the boundaries of the three countries and has seven national parks that are interconnected.

Dr. Sseguya replaced Dr. Muamba Tshibashu Georges from DRC whose term of office as the Executive Secretary ended last month. Dr. Sseguya a trained Veterinary doctor comes in with experience in wildlife conservation and management having been at the helm of Uganda Wildlife Authority for more than 5years.

The High Commissioner welcomed him to Kigali and urged him to use his expansive experience in tourism and wildlife conservation to widen the market hence increase tourism revenue for the GVTC countries.

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