Uganda Tourism Minister Unveils Wildlife Street Kampala

The Uganda Minister Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities (MTWA) Col. Tom Butime, unveiled eleven Uganda wildlife sculptures along the Uganda Wildlife Authority headquarters on Kira Road stretching for approximately 2 kilometers between Mulago Hospital roundabout and Kira Road Police Station in Kampala.

Hosted by the Executive Director, Sam Mawanda, on behalf of sponsor Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), the unveiling of the new Wildlife Street  was also attended by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities (MTWA), Mrs. Doreen Katusiime; the Chairman of the Board of UWA, Dr. Panta Kasoma; the Uganda Tourism Board CEO, Lilly Ajarova; the Kampala City Council Authority Executive Director KCCA,  Dorothy Kisaka; and the Uganda Tourist Association (UTA) CEO, Richard Kawere.

The Honorable Minister Col. Tom Butime said, “The initiative will go a long way in promoting tourism in the country.” Butime also applauded government agencies for the concerted efforts to initiate tourism development projects that he said would fast-track the recovery of the tourism sector greatly hit by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The success of the UWA monuments project is testament to effective  cooperation among government agencies.

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Source: eTN