VISITATION COMMITTEE CHAIR: Dr. Abel Rwendeire. (RIP)

The Deputy Chairman of the National Planning Authority (NPA) Dr. Abel John Julian Rwendeire has died this morning, succumbing to a heart attack at Nakasero Hospital.

In the late 1990s and early 2000s Dr. Rwendeire, then MP of Rubanda East, also served as Minister of State for Trade.

He also served as Managing Director at the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) in Vienna, Austria, and was later also appointed Chairman of the Makerere University Visitation Committee by President Yoweri Museveni.