President Yoweri Museveni has told a delegation of religious leaders from Masaka district that although development is good for the country as a whole, wealth creation is more vital because it impacts individuals at the household level.
“I am glad that you have come to distinguish between development and wealth,” he said while meeting the clerics last evening at State House, Entebbe.
The delegation included Masaka Catholic Diocesan Bishop, Rt. Rev. John Baptist Kaggwa, West Buganda Anglican Bishop, Rt. Rev. Kefa Kamya, Bishop Leonard Sserwadda of the Pentecostal Church, Shekh Bruhan Bagunduse and Sheikh Swaib Nduga of the Moslem faith and Eng. Ben Mugarura, among other several religious officials.
The President commended the religious leaders for their support in the struggle to improve household income mainly through agricultural projects. He urged them also to be fully interested in the supervision and auditing of the service delivery of the new NAADS teams in order to ensure success of the projects for the benefit of all. He, at this juncture, pledged continued support for projects that are started by faith-based organizations.
The Masaka district religious leaders, in their different memoranda, thanked the President and the NRM Government for the peace and stability in Uganda,. They observed that the country has registered huge steps in development because of the dividend of peace that has been ushered in by the Government. They particularly thanked lauded him for his support and consideration that he has always extended to the religious sector.
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