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Uganda Driving Licenses System (UDLS) Commended for Outstanding Service Delivery

Hon. Fred Byamukama, The State Minister for Transport while playing his oversight role, visited the Uganda Driving Licenses Facility on the 21st of February, to inspect its operational aspects. The Minister had previously visited the facility in August 2021. While visiting the facility, the Minister went further to renew his…

Commissioning of the MV Mpungu to ply Portbell-Mwaza Route

The Minister of State for Works, Hon. Musa Echweru, Commissioned the MV Mpungu on the 21st of February, 2024. The Name Mpungu is a luganda word meaning Eagle which the Minister said was befitting of the large water vessel.The ship is a 96-meter-long roll-on roll-off freight vessel that will be…

UGX 9.3 Billion Allocated for Low-Cost Sealing of Getom-Toroma Road in Katakwi District

In a significant move towards enhancing rural accessibility and supporting economic activities, UGX 9.3 billion has been allocated for the low-cost sealing of Getom-Toroma Road in Katakwi District. The Vice President Jessica Alupo, who doubles as the Woman MP Katakwi District, presided over the commissioning of the road construction works.…

Integrated Transport Infrastructure and Services (ITIS) Programme Review Workshop

In a momentous assembly, the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister, Robbinah Nabbanja presided over the 3rd Integrated Transport Infrastructure and Services (ITIS) Programme Review Workshop, drawing together a distinguished and diverse array of participants from various sectors. The gathering included Hon. Ministers, Members of Parliament, Development Partners, District Political Leaders, Civil…

Intensive Driver Training Commences for Non-Aligned Movement Summit/G77 in Uganda

A crucial driver training program is underway at Heritage Park in Garuga, with 108 drivers from key government institutions, including the Ministry of Works and Transport (MoWT), Statehouse, Electoral Commission, Internal Affairs, and the Ministry of Health forming the first batch. The comprehensive training, organized in preparation for the Non-Aligned…

Uganda and Saudi Arabia Sign Bilateral Air Services Agreement

The Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) between Uganda and Saudi Arabia was signed on 10th November 2023 in Riyadh, on the sidelines of the Saudi-Africa Summit. The Agreement will facilitate airlines of both Countries, such as Uganda Airlines, Saudia, Flynas, etc, with respect to the operation of scheduled international air…
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