National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) managing director, Dr Eng Silver Mugisha has been elected president of the African Water Association (AFWA).
Dr Mugisha, who was elected by the AFWA executive board on Friday (November 15, 2019), becomes the first Ugandan to hold the position.
The African water Association (AFWA) is a professional association with over 100 utility members from over 50 countries across Africa.
AFWA is the biggest and strongest agenda setting policy influencing and solution seeking association on the continent.
In February 2018, Dr Eng Mugisha’s term as Vice President on the AFWA board was renewed at their 19th Congress in Bamako Mali.
In 2016, Dr Eng Mugisha was elected Vice President of the International Water Association (IWA).