First Lady Jnaet Museveni with some of the members of Mbarara Nyekundire Tis My Choice Women's Group at Rwakitura
PM Rugunda (fifth from left on front row) in a group photo after opening the Ambassadors' Conference, at the MOFA in Kampala. Photo by PMPU.
Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda (2nd from left ) in conversation with the Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden Dr Asa Romson (lady on the right) and the UN Secretary General's Special Advisor on Africa Dr Abdelaziz (left) during a forum discussion.
Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda (left) with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations headquarters in New York ahead of the signing of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change yesterday (today, Friday 22 April).
Rugunda signing the Paris Agreement
H.E. DR. RUHAKANA RUGUNDA PRIME MINISTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
AT THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH-LEVEL SIGNING CEREMONY OF THE PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Government has planned to set up a special development fund for Busoga sub region as an affirmative action to address outstanding demands such as compensation to victims of the Alice Lakwena insurgency which took place in the 1980’s, according to the Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda. He said the Busoga development program was part of President Museveni’s campaign manifesto.
President Museveni has re-affirmed Uganda’s commitment to increase export penetration to the huge markets available in the Middle East, China and India. He said Uganda’ huge potential as a hub within the rapidly expanding market of nearly 374m consumers in the EAC Common Market, COMESA and SADAC should be harnessed as well.
President Yoweri Museveni has recommended that the budgeting cycle for financial year 2016/17 should prioritise NAADS-operation wealth creation; micro-finance; the youth fund; the women fund and payment for the veterans’ pensions.
Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has assured the special envoys of the Troika countries (United States of America(USA), United Kingdom (UK) and Norway) for South Sudan that Uganda was committed and ready to give all the necessary support needed for meaningful implementation of the IGAD peace agreement for South Sudan.
The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has lauded Madhvani group for their enormous contribution to the fulfilment of government policy of job creation, industrialization and export promotion.
The First Lady and Minister for Karamoja Affairs Mrs. Janet Museveni together with the Irish Ambassador H.E. Dónal Cronin, on Friday commissioned the 21 schools supported by Irish Aid under the Karamoja Primary Education Project (KPEP) at a ceremony in Nakapiripirit Primary School.
A total of 403 metric tonnes of maize flour has been handed over to Primary Schools in Karamoja under the School Feeding Programme implemented by the Karamoja Affairs Ministry in Office of the Prime Minister in partnership with Uganda Prison Service and the UN- World Food Programme.
The First Lady and Minister of Karamoja Affairs Hon. Mrs. Janet Museveni has urged the Karimojong to actively participate in all the projects that Government and other development partners initiate in their villages to transform their lives .