The Managing Director of National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), Dr. Silver Mugisha has been elected President African Water Association (AFWA) by the board yesterday in Kampala.
He is the first Ugandan to hold the position.
The election came at a time when the country is in its final preparations to host the African Water Congress in February, 2020 where over 3000 water a sanitation experts and heads of state are expected to attend.
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 2016, Dr. Eng Silver Mugisha was elected Vice President of the International Water Association (IWA).