Ms Lilly Ajarova, has been named the new Executive Director of Uganda Tourism Board prior to the restructuring process that has nearly taken two years.
The new ED has been craving to take the seat along with other two competitors Andrew Seguya and Ochieng Bradford Robbster. She will be deputized by Ochieng Bradford Robbster replacing Mr John Sempebwa.
The announcement was made the state minister for tourism and antiquities Godfrey Kiwanda Suubi at the ministry headquarters in Kampala.
Ajarova replaces Mr Stephen Asiimwe who served the agency for about seven years and she has been tasked to increase on the number tourists into the country to at least two million by 2020.
Ajarova is the Executive director of Chimpanzee sanctuary and wildlife conservation Trust that manages Ngamba Island which is part of the Koome group of islands located in Lake Victoria.
Speaking at the handing in of appointment letters to the new ED and her deputy, Mr. Kiwanda said they are confident that Ms Ajarova had the best qualifications for the job.