President Yoweri Museveni has said that no one will disturb peace in Uganda. He was speaking at the celebrations marking the National Women’s Day held today at Rwimi Primary School in Bunyangabu District in the Rwenzori Sub-Region in Western Uganda. The theme of the celebrations was ‘Empowering Women Through Innovative Approaches to Social Protection; a Prerequisite for Inclusive and Sustainable Development.’
President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned and handed over agricultural machinery and vehicles to agricultural extension workers to promote agricultural mechanization in the country.
President Yoweri Museveni has attributed the crisis in Africa to the situation where the continent is buying from outside and not producing.
“The crisis in Africa is that we buy and do not produce. The challenge we have is for us to wake up and use our talents. Excess imports devalue our national currency,” he said.
President Yoweri Museveni has encouraged Indian film-makers from Bollywood to promote Uganda’s beauty and investment potential through films adding that government is willing to support them.
The President was this afternoon meeting the Bollywood actors led by Bharat Dabholkar who called on him at State Lodge in Nakasero. He urged them to bring more tourists from India to Uganda where they can enjoy Uganda’s beautiful culture, nature and beautiful weather.
Saturday, 2nd March 2019
President Yoweri Museveni has received and accepted an invitation from the Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association who is also the Deputy Speaker of the Cameroon National Assembly, Rt. Hon. Emilia Monjowa Lifaka to become the deputy patron of the Commonwealth Conference. The patron is Queen Elizabeth the 2nd of the United Kingdom.
President Yoweri Museveni has today met with the visiting Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly, Dr. Laszlo Kover and his delegation, at State House, Entebbe.
Dr. Laszlo Kover has been Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary since August 2010 who got re-elected on 8th May 2018. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Fidesz-Hungarian Civic Union.
President Yoweri Museveni has said that whereas the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Government has lifted Uganda from a collapsed state and economy and registered commendable development especially in the infrastructure sector of the economy, the failure by majority of Ugandans to make good use of it to produce, generate wealth and overcome household poverty, remains a roadblock to the country’s prosperity agenda.
President Yoweri Museveni has urged Resident District Commissioners (RDCs) to expend their efforts at knowing the kind of people that they lead in their different places of work in order to appreciate and serve them better.
The President was yesterday speaking at the closing of the one-week retreat for RDCs and Deputy RDCs at State House, Entebbe. The retreat had been held at the National Leadership Institute, (NALI) in Kyankwanzi District.
President Yoweri Museveni has advised Christians to be exemplary in society by championing discipline and hard work.
“You should be exemplary in society by being disciplined and hardworking so that you are able to support yourselves financially and also to support the development of the church,” he said.
President Yoweri Museveni has called on farmers in the country to stop harvesting premature coffee saying that processors of the crop should reject premature coffee beans and strive to ensure totally eradication of the vice.
“Stop harvesting premature coffee. It compromises the quality of the finished product. This vice affects Uganda’s competitiveness in the world market. All processors should reject such premature coffee beans and ensure that we totally eliminate this vice,” he said.