THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA IS PROUD OF LVBC: 1ST DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER RT HON REBECCA KADAGA SAYS.

Submitted by on 6 May 2024


The first Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for East African Community Affairs in the Republic of Uganda Rt Hon Rebbecca Kadaga has commended Lake Victoria Basin Commission for the implementation of projects and programmes in the Lake Victoria Basin.

Hon Kadaga said the projects have had significant impact in the lives of millions of people living within the East African Community region.

Rt Hon Rebbecca Kadaga during the meeting

The Deputy Prime Minister made the remarks during her visit at the commission’s headquarters in Kisumu.

She was on a working tour to discuss the progress of implementation of projects and programmes implemented by LVBC across the region.

Hon Kadaga said, “I am glad to be here today to discuss about the implementation of various projects and it is very pleasing that LVBC has been in the fore front in ensuring that the people of the East African Community benefit”.

Hon Sam Cheptoris, Minister of Water and Environment, Republic of Uganda also accompanied the Deputy Prime Minister .

The Minister said “I am happy to state here that LVBC’s presence in the Republic of Uganda is widely felt as a result of many projects that you have done which have changed the lives of millions of people”.

Lake Victoria Basin Commission has implemented several projects in the Republic of Uganda under the Adapting to Climate Change for Lake Victoria Basin (ACC-LVB), Integrated water resource management ( IWRMP), and Multinational Lake Transport and Communication projects.

Executive Secretary Dr Masinde Bwire reiterated the institution’s commitment in delivering its core mandate.

He said, “I wish to confirm that this commission will continue to mobilize resources from various development partners to implement projects that will definitely change the lives of the people of East African Community”.

Rt HonKadaga at the LVBC Site

The first deputy prime minister also inspected the new Lake Victoria Basin Commission currently under construction and commended the executive for its progress.

She said, “I am happy that the construction is going on well and we are looking forward to its completion which will be a great milestone to the East African Community region”.

Hon Edith Mwanje, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of East African Community Affairs, Republic of Uganda and Directors and officials from her ministry also accompanied the deputy prime minister.

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