he Republic of Uganda has been given a green to host the next edition of FIATA’s Region Africa and Middle East (RAME) in 2023 in Kampala.
The announcement came during a three-day annual gathering of FIATA members held at FIATA Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland from 17th to 20th May this year.
The meeting which was held both virtual and physical provided members an opportunity to engage through discussions aimed at strengthening the regions and eventually have an impact on the policies in logistics in individual nations across the globe.
Uganda becomes the first country in the East African region to host RAME meeting provides an opportunity for the participants to meet, discuss matters affecting the Freight Logistics Industry, learn and share best practices in transport logistics as well as engage with a wide range of stakeholders.
FEAFFA president Mr. Fred Seka said, “By hosting RAME, Uganda will strategically re-affirm its commitment to promoting both intra-regional and international trade.”
The FIATA annual gathering addresses organizational strategic priorities, as well as progress made on projects impacting the international freight forwarding community.
The meeting resolved to make it an objective of strengthening the region’s cooperation, membership development, and communication between members shall be made and be our objective.
FIATA is a non-governmental, membership-based organization representing freight forwarders in some 150 with a membership composed of 109 Association Members and over 5,500 Individual Members.
FIATA members comprise associations and individual members within the logistics sector.