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News: Seminar on Beneficial Ownership, Kampala, Uganda, 12-13 December 2016

Seminar on Beneficial Ownership, Kampala, Uganda, 12-13 December 2016

13 Dec 2016

More the 80 delegates from 21 countries and two international organisations participated in the first Global Forum seminar on Beneficial Ownership in Kampala Uganda on 12-13 December. The seminar was hosted by the Ugandan Revenue Authority (URA) with support from the UK’s Department for International Development and the World Bank Group.