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Uganda and Qatar Discuss Infrastructure Investment Opportunities

H.E Excellency, Jabor Ali Aldusari, the Qatar Ambassador to Uganda, on Tuesday 14th September paid a courtesy call to the Hon. Minister of Works and Transport, Gen. Katumba Wamala. The Ambassador expressed great interest in bolstering the bilateral relationship between Uganda and Qatar. “We are looking into investment opportunities that…

Hon. Ecweru Inspects Ongoing Works on the Gulu Logistics Hub

The Hon. Minister of State for Works Musa Ecweru on Friday 10th September inspected the ongoing works at the Gulu Logistics Hub. He noted that the construction and completion of the hub is timely as will coincide with the rehabilitation of the Tororo –Gulu meter gauge railway line. The minister…

URC Unveils Four New Locomotives

The Uganda Railways Corporation on Friday 03rd September unveiled 4 new modern locomotives that will be added to support the available locomotives to rail cargo to and from Kampala-Malaba-Eldoret/Naivasha. The four locomotives with 3000 horsepower diesel engines were purchased from a South African manufacturer, Grindrond Rail at a cost of…

Hon. Ecweru inspects Ssezibwa Swamp Crossing works

Following a directive by the Rt.Hon.PM, the Hon. MOSW, Musa Ecweru accompanied by technical officers from the Ministry, UNRA and URF on Friday the 27th of August 2021 went on a site visit to assess the ongoing works on the Ssezibwa Swamp crossing that will connect Nakasongola and Kayunga Districts…

Uganda Airlines Receives A330-800neo Aircraft Operator Certificate

The Minister of State for Transport, Hon. Fred Byamukama on Monday 23rd August officiated at the handover ceremony of the Aircraft Operator Certificate issued to Uganda Airlines’ Airbus A330-800neo. The National carrier recently acquired an additional two Aircraft, the Airbus A330-800neo. With this addition to the fleet, it was imperative…

Enforcing SOPs for Public Transport

H.E the President directed on 30th July 2021 that public transport should re-open at strictly 50 percent capacity effective 2nd August 2021. He further directed that taxi and bus owners' associations should ensure adherence by their members to the directive and to SOPs laid out by the Ministry of Works…
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