President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has inspected and assessed various infrastructure projects in Kampala, Entebbe and Munyonyo
The President was accompanied by government officials led by the Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja, the Minister for Kampala, Hajjat Minsa Kabanda, the Head of Public Service, Ms. Lucy Nakyobe Mbonye, the Minister of State for Works and Transport, Hon. Musa Ecweru, and the Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Ms. Dorothy Kisaka.
The President inspected Mukwano Road, the Clock Tower Interchange, Kampala-Gaba Road, Wavamunno Road, Salama Road, the Busabala Interchange, Speke Resort Munyonyo, and Entebbe International Airport, all of which are under reconstruction and improvement.
The President interacted with local communities, workers, and project managers throughout the inspections, acknowledging their contribution and valuable input.
President Museveni emphasized the significance of collaboration among all stakeholders to ensure that the infrastructure projects meet the needs and aspirations of the people they serve.
At Speke Resort Munyonyo, the president was shown around the modern multipurpose convention center, which has facilities such as high-end conference meeting rooms and a 4,000-seat auditorium.
While visiting the airport facility, Mr. Fred Bamwesigye, the Director General of the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority informed the President that they are upgrading the facility and installing it with the latest technology.
He also informed the President that the new terminal is twice the capacity of the old one at 20,000 square meters and is expected to take in more than three million passengers per year.
He also mentioned that the cargo center has a capacity of 100,000 metric tons, citing that its quantity is steadily increasing.