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Information on AFM Regional Meeting To be held in Uganda From 7 th – Information on AFM Regional Meeting To be held in Uganda From 7 th – 9 th Nov. , 2012 Presented by WANDERA EMMANUEL WABWIRE PRESIDENT – UGATCA At the AFM Regional Meeting, Kathmandu - Nepal

Introduction Greetings from Uganda Thanks to AFM MAs for nomination and subsequent approval 3 Introduction Greetings from Uganda Thanks to AFM MAs for nomination and subsequent approval 3 rd time to host AFM regional 1 st in 1998, 2 nd in 2004 Both held successfully This time to be held from 7 th – 9 th Nov. , 2012

About Uganda Land locked covering about 242, 000 sq km Known as the Pearl About Uganda Land locked covering about 242, 000 sq km Known as the Pearl of Africa due to fantastic natural scenery Ugandans known for friendliness and hospitality Custodian to Source of River Nile, beautiful salt lakes, over 1000 bird species and a variety of wildlife.

The Meeting Theme “TOGETHER SAFE SKIES” Facilitates direct communication among MAs Ensures exchange of The Meeting Theme “TOGETHER SAFE SKIES” Facilitates direct communication among MAs Ensures exchange of ideas and experience Discusses the latest developments in ATC Pave way for ATC involvement in future ATM

Major Events Registration (US$50 - might be revised downwards) Welcome Dinner Honour HE The Major Events Registration (US$50 - might be revised downwards) Welcome Dinner Honour HE The President of the Republic of Uganda Honour the former IFATCA AFM regional President, Albert Taylor Normal meeting business Exhibitions at meeting business breaks Closing dinner

Immigration information • Visa – The Uganda Visa Policy uses the principle of reciprocity Immigration information • Visa – The Uganda Visa Policy uses the principle of reciprocity – Upon arrival visas for most countries – Single entry US$ 50 – Multiple entry (6 -12 months) US$ 150 – Multiple entry (24 months) US$ 200 – Inland transit US$ 50 • International/inland travel – Air – Water – Land (mainly road)

Countries exempted from Visa fees Angola, Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Cyprus, Countries exempted from Visa fees Angola, Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Cyprus, Eritrea, Fiji, Gambia, Grenada, Italy (Diplomatic Passport holders only), Jamaica, Ireland, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Nationals of these countries are issued gratis (free of charge) visas upon their arrival. Note: The list above is subject to change without notice. You are strongly advised to check on www. ugatca. org for updates

Immigration Cont’d Languages ◦ Official is English ◦ Others: Swahili, Ganda, Luo, Runyakitara, Lusoga, Immigration Cont’d Languages ◦ Official is English ◦ Others: Swahili, Ganda, Luo, Runyakitara, Lusoga, Samia etc Time Zone ◦ GMT + 3: 00 Hours Normal office schedule ◦ Week days (Monday – Friday) 8: 30 am – 5: 00 pm

Immigration cont’d Banking, currencies and Forex ◦ Operate office schedule time ◦ Most banks Immigration cont’d Banking, currencies and Forex ◦ Operate office schedule time ◦ Most banks open also Saturday 9: 00 am – 1: 00 pm Official currency is Uganda Shillings, ◦ Exchange rate US$1 = Ugx 2, 300 as of Mar, 2012 Most regional currencies accepted at banks Travelers’ Cheques and ATM cards used in major towns Some other places accept credit cards

General Information Foods and beverages ◦ Traditional and foreign foods available Electricity and power General Information Foods and beverages ◦ Traditional and foreign foods available Electricity and power ◦ 220 to 240 V ◦ 50 Hz frequency ◦ Standard British 3 pin sockets

General Info Cont’d • Weather – Warm most of the year – 2 rainy General Info Cont’d • Weather – Warm most of the year – 2 rainy seasons; March – May and Sept – Nov – Average temperature between 21 – 28 degrees Celsius • Communication – Internet – Telephone (Both Landline and Mobile) – International calling code is +256

General Info Cont’d Uganda generaly safe and secure Hospitals, clinics, drug stores and ambulance General Info Cont’d Uganda generaly safe and secure Hospitals, clinics, drug stores and ambulance services dotted allover major towns Freedom of worship exercised International carriers to Entebbe include: ◦ ◦ ◦ British Airways SN Brussels Kenya Airways Emirates Ethiopian Air Uganda - Qatar Airways Egypt Air South African KLM Turkish Airway Rwanda Air - Precision - FLY 540

Conference Hotel/ Accommodation Conference to be held at Speke Resort Munyonyo Accommodation ◦ List Conference Hotel/ Accommodation Conference to be held at Speke Resort Munyonyo Accommodation ◦ List of hotels will be available on www. ugatca. org by end of April ◦ The cost per day will range between US$20 and US$150. ◦ For special arrangements contact organising committee

Speke Resort Munyonyo Speke Resort Munyonyo

Further information For further information refer to www. ugatca. org or for inquiries mail Further information For further information refer to www. ugatca. org or for inquiries mail to ugatca [email protected] com

UGATCA is looking forward to meeting you then. Thank you so much THE END UGATCA is looking forward to meeting you then. Thank you so much THE END