WWB Project hosts Uganda delegation of the IRF

WWB Project hosts Uganda delegation of the IRF

The DBi Services Woodrow Wilson Bridge Turnkey Asset Maintenance Services (TAMS) Project hosted a delegation from the Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) on June 14. The focus of their visit was to learn about Performance-Based Contracts, and particularly the Woodrow Wilson Bridge TAMS contract. Arrangements were made by Magid Elabyad (pictured far right), Vice-President of International Programs and Member Services of the International Road Federation (IRF). Also pictured with the delgation is WWB Project Manager, Milton Thacker (fifth from left).

The IRF is a global not-for-profit organization, headquartered in Washington DC since 1948 and supported by regional offices throughout the world. The IRF serves a network of public and private sector members in more than 70 countries by providing world-class knowledge resources, advocacy services, and continuing education programs which together offer a global marketplace for best practices and industry solutions.

The UNRA was established by an Act of Parliament; The Uganda National Authority Act, No. 15 of 2006. UNRA became operational on the July 1, 2008. The mandate of UNRA is to develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns, among others.