Executive Directors Office
Robert Mwesigwa Nviiri
With effect from 1st June 2017, my services to the East African Community and, the Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) came to an end following the expiry of my term as Executive Director.
The Agency derives its mandate from Article 92 of the EAC Treaty which in summary states that the Partner States shall undertake to make air transport services safe, efficient and profitable; adopt common policies for the development of civil air transport in the region; harmonise civil aviation rules and regulations and coordinate measures and co-operate in the maintenance of high security.
Pursuant to Article 92 of the Treaty, the principal objectives of the Agency as stated in the EAC Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency Act 2009 (section 4) are as follows. The functions of CASSOA are set out in section 5 of the same act.