Browsing: Finance Minister Matia Kasaija

‘Some of them just want money to travel abroad’- Museveni Bans Luxurious Travel Abroad, Internal Allowances For MPs, Civil Servants

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has placed a blanket ban on travel abroad by Members of Parliament and civil servants to save money for other priority sectors. While commissioning facilities at Uganda Petroleum Institute-Kigumba (UPIK) in Kiryandongo District on Saturday, Mr Museveni was not happy to learn that the institute does not have enough funding to…

Finance Minister Kasaija Delighted About Tycoon Hamis Kigundu’s Modern Agro-Processing Plant

The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Matia Kasaija has commended businessman Ham Kiggundu for establishing a complete integrated food processing unit, creating jobs and opportunities for young people. The minister made remarks on Wednesday September 28, 2022 in an interview with the New Vision and after paying a visit to Kiggundu’s agro-Processing Plant in…

Fighting Corruption: Parliament Orders Investigation Of IGG Kamya, Min. Kasaija Over Controversial UGX 10.6 Billion Land Compensation

Parliament has recommended the investigation of the former Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Hon. Beti Kamya and Finance Minister, Hon. Matia Kasaija for their role in the shs10.6 billion land compensation. The House chaired by Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among on Thursday, 04 August 2022 adopted the report of the Committee on Commissions,…

UGANDA: Sports Federations Welcome Increase In Budget

Sports federations have welcomed additional funding to the sports sector. According to the 2022/23 financial year budget figures read by the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija on Tuesday, the sports sector will receive Shillings 47.81 billion up from Shillings 17billion provided in the last financial year. Of this, Shillings 17billion has…

Security, Education, Health Eat Big In 2022/2023 Budget

Security and education, and health sectors are the biggest beneficiaries of the National Budget for the Financial Year 2022/2023 that was released on Tuesday, 14 June 2022 during a Parliamentary sitting held at Kololo Ceremonial  Grounds. Finance minister Matia Kasaija unveiled the sh48.1 trillion national budget, indicating that government anticipates generating Shs25.7 trillion from revenue…