Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has commended Kampala Capital City Authority and Mbarara district local government for their partnership in institutional development. This comes after KCCA signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mbarara district local government and Mbarara Municipality, at function which took place at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala.
The signing of the Memorandum follows a three days conference on engaging local Governments for national transformation. The conference organized by Uganda Christian Action Network together with the Global Leadership Summit, was attended by political and the technical officers of Mbarara district and Mbarara Municipality. The conference was under the theme ‘Engaging Local Governments for National Transformation’.
In the Memorandum, the parties undertook to create favorable conditions to build interactions in the fields of staff attachments, bench marking by politicians, information technology, revenue collection, law enforcement, public cooperation among others.
The Prime Minister commended the Uganda Christian Action Network, under Bishop Joshua Lwere for the initiative of bringing together local Government leaders, for purposes of training to strengthen their performance capacity. ‘I salute Bishop Lwere for this unique innovation. This is the first programme of its kind to be organized by an ordinary person’, Rugunda said.
In a communique issued at the end of the conference, the Local Government Leaders committed themselves to promote Team work, Good work ethics, Promote Transparency, Accountability and Servant Leadership. The function was attended by the Minister for the Presidency Frank Tumwebaze and the Executive Director KCCA Jennifer Musisi Semakula.