ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE DEMISE OF MR. KASSIM OMAR, EABC CHAIRMAN FOR THE PERIOD 2017 / 2018

Entry Date Sep 05 2017 // News

It is with profound shock and dismay that the Board of Directors, Management and Staff announce the Sudden passing on of Mr. Kassim Omar, who until his death was Chairman of the East African Business Council, National Chairman of Uganda Clearing Industry and Forwarding Association(UCIFA) and Chairman of the Uganda Warehousing Receipt system.

Kassim has been Chairman of the East African Business Council since 16th June 2017 before which he served as a Board Director for several years. He has made tremendous contribution to the EAC Integration process on issues of Private Sector growth and development, removal of Non-Tariff Barriers, Improvement of transport and services along the corridors, modernization of the Ports in the region among other areas.  Kassim passed on at Nakasero Hospital after a blood clot operation. It’s a very major loss to the EAC Business Community, family and friends.  Please join us in prayers for the EABC membership, His family and friends Our prayers are with his loving wife and children for God’s strength and comfort during this difficult and trying moment.

In God’s hand you rest, in our hearts you live forever

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