April 1, 2015

URA Boss To Grace Uganda-UK Convention 2015

Commissioner General of the Uganda Revenue Authority, Ms Doris Akol will be the guest speaker at the Uganda-UK Convention slated for September 12, 2015 in London

Commissioner General of the Uganda Revenue Authority, Doris Akol
Commissioner General of the Uganda Revenue Authority, Doris Akol

“The Ugandan UK Convention is delighted to welcome the Commissioner General of the Uganda Revenue Authority, Ms Doris Akol as one of the esteemed speakers at the Convention on 12 Sept 2015 in London,” revealed Willy Mutenza the organizer of the Convention.

The Ugandan Convention exposes investment opportunities within the priority sectors of infrastructure development, Power & Energy, Health-care, Agriculture & Agri-business, Real Estate, tourism, and many more, in Uganda and also the East African region.

Investors can talk directly with senior Government officials and business leaders on how to use Uganda as a hub to access an expanding market of nearly 374m consumers in the EAC Common Market and Southern African Development Community (SADC) Market.

In addition, organizers announced that Uganda Convention-UK Investment Summit 2015 has opened a Call for Papers and welcomes submissions.

“We are looking for industry leaders and experts who can contribute to the speakers’ panel and add value to the debates.”

“Now is your opportunity to share your insights with your industry colleagues, peers and participate at the largest gathering of Ugandans in Europe. This is an opportunity to present your ideas and solutions on matters pertaining to investment to a captive audience gathered to transact and discuss bankable projects in all priority sectors.”

Ms Doris Akol, who is also a lawyer and administrator, was appointed as Commissioner General by Ms Maria Kiwanuka, former Ugandan Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, in October 2014, replacing Ms Allen Kagina who retired after two consecutive five-year terms at the helm of URA.

Ms Akol holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Makerere University, and postgraduate Diploma in Law Practice from the Law Development Centre, in Kampala.

She also has a Diploma in Financial Management, a degree of Master of Laws from Makerere University, and a second degree of Master of Laws obtained from McGill University in Canada.

She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).

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