ESA Vice Chair Visits the ROCB

NAIROBI, Wednesday 29th November 2017: The WCO ESA Vice Chair and Commissioner of Customs (Uganda), Mr. Dicksons Kateshumbwa, paid a courtesy visit to the WCO ESA Regional Office for Capacity Building today. The Vice Chair held a meeting with the Director of the ROCB, Mr. Larry Liza, and later met the ROCB staff where he extended regards from the leadership and staff of the Uganda Revenue Authority and the ESA Management Committee.

Mr. Kateshumbwa extended appreciation to Kenya for relocation of the ROCB and their continued hosting. He congratulate the staff for their commitment to supporting the Region and urged greater teamwork among them. He pledged the support of the Management Committee (Uganda, Botswana and Zimbabwe), and of Uganda, in meeting the staff needs of the staff, particularly in the development of an adept performance management system.

Of highlight though was the Vice Chair’s detailed discussions with the staff on the newly developed ESA Regional Strategy and Implementation Plan, where he provided his input, guidance and expectations.

This was Mr. Kateshumbwa’s maiden visit to the ROCB since our relocation to the new offices.