The Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Dr. Fang Liu is in Uganda to attend the Africa-Indian Aviation Week Fourth Aviation Security and Facilitation Symposium.
Dr. Liu, a Chinese National and first woman to be elected to the important body, officiated at the opening of the 6th AFI Aviation week that is taking place at Speke Resort Munyonyo.
ICAO are the conveners of the event that has attracted over 300 aviation industry regulators and stakeholders from across Africa and the Indian Ocean region that includes some Arab countries.
Uganda’s Minister of Works and Transport who presided as guest of honour at the opening ceremony of the event today morning described the hosting of the AFI aviation week and Dr. Liu’s personal presence as a vote of confidence in Uganda’s commitment to upholding global aviation standards.
In her opening address, Dr. Liu noted that participants at the symposium will discuss important issues related to terrorism and emerging issues related to cyber security, landside security and insider threats.