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ACCIDENTS: Cabinet Approves Speed Governors On PSVs

PRESS STATEMENT:

 

CABINET DECISIONS TAKEN DURING THE CABINET MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 28TH MAY, 2018 AT STATE HOUSE ENTEBBE.

Cabinet:

 

  1. Approved the proposal to borrow US $84.73 Million from the Exim Bank of China to finance the National Science, Technology, Engineering and Innovation Skills Enhancement Project (ENSTEI-SEP). The Loan is required:
  1. Approved the proposed measures by the Ministry of Works and Transport to address road carnage in Uganda. These measures include:
  1. Noted that Uganda will hold Celebrations to mark the 29th Heroes’ Day Anniversary on Saturday 9th June, 2018 at Birembo Primary School Play Ground, Birembo Sub-County, Kakumiro District under the theme “Remembering our Heroes who kept the faith and fought the fight; the duty to enrich their gains is ours”.
  2. Noted that 22 people hailing from various parts of the Country had perished while 13 people were critically injured in a road accident at Nanda Village, Kiryandongo District on 25th May, 2018 when the Gaaga bus they were travelling in (from Lira to Kampala) had a head-on collision with a trailer carrying crates of beer. Cabinet noted that Government would give 5 Million Shillings to each bereaved family and that 3Million Shillings would be given to each of those hospitalized as a result of the accident. Cabinet observed a moment of silence for the repose of the souls of all those who died in the accident, and commiserated with the families on the loss of their loved ones.

 

           FRANK K. TUMWEBAZE (MP)

           MINISTER FOR ICT & NG

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