President Museveni has defended government decision to build roads in neighbouring Democratic republic of Congo.
This follows a recent heated debate over the matter with several legislators criticizing government for prioritizing roads in Congo over Uganda’s poor roads.
Presiding over the scientific 58thindependence celebrations held at state house Entebbe this afternoon, Museveni said the move is to facilitate trade between the two countries wondering how legislators would oppose such development. President Museveni on DRC roads…
He revealed that Uganda gets five hundred million Dollars a year from Congo through trade hence the need to improve infrastructure to facilitate more trade.
Just yesterday, the Kasese deputy RDC Mr. Joshua Masereka had refuted claims that Uganda might be having some other motives in constructing roads in DR Congo other than business for purposes.
Mr. Joshua speaking on DRC roads….
This year’s Independence Day anniversary is celebrated under the theme “Celebrating Uganda’s steady progress towards economic take off and self-sustaining economic growth. ENDS