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Ceremony to welcome new State Ministers for Works and Transport

The Minister of Works and Transport Hon. Katumba Wamala on the 24th of June officiated at thehandover ceremony to the new Minister’s of State. Hon Peter Lokeris, Minister of State for Works and Hon. Joy Kabatsi, Minister of State for Transport handed over office to Hon. Musa Ecweru and Hon.…

FAQs on the movement of vehicles during the Covid-19 Lockdown Period

How do we apply for travel Permits?   Entities can apply for permits by sending an email to Ministry of Works and Transport at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The entity should attach a scanned copy of its headed paper with full address (Contacts and physical address). The Ministry will then send login credentials…

6th UN Global Road Safety Week 2021

Uganda joins the rest of the world in marking the 6th UN Global Road Safety Week  under the theme “Streets for Life #Love30”. The theme calls for a 30 km/h speed limit on streets where people Walk to Save Lives. Speeding is one of the contributing factors accounting for 36%…

Uganda received its second Airbus A330neo aircraft

Uganda on Tuesday received its second Airbus A330neo aircraft, bringing the total fleet to six as the national carrier, Uganda Airlines, continues with revival efforts. The A330neo aircraft touched down at Entebbe International Airport, on Tuesday as few invited guests due to COVID-19 guidelines cheered. The country received a similar…

Kasese District receives first suspended cable foot bridge

The Ministry of Works and Transport in partnership with an International NGO, Bridges to Prosperity, are building safe and efficient suspended bridges over impassable rivers am the rural communities. Under this project 8 such bridges have been constructed in the country; of these, seven are located in the Elgon region.…

Uganda’s First Road Construction Equipment Training Centre to be Constructed in Luwero

MoWT and UNIDO start construction preparation works for Uganda’s first training centre for road construction equipment operators, in Luweero In order to address the industrial skills gap in Uganda, the Government of Japan, the Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Works and Transport (MoWT) and the United Nations Industrial…
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