The President of the Democratic Party, Norbert Mao has pledged to reduce prices of consumer commodities if elected the President of Uganda in 2011.
Speaking at the Democratic Party Headquarters in Kampala today, Mao predicted victory in next year’s presidential elections.
Mao says high prices on consumer goods are due to high taxes the National Resistance Movement government levies on consumer goods.
He says the kilogramme of sugar now costs 4,000 shillings in rural areas because of the high taxes.
Mao says his government will grant freedom of speech, movement, association and promote investment.