The tourism private sector has asked the government to consider re-opening Entebbe International Airport, saying it is the main gateway into Uganda and an enabler for recovery of all sectors in the economy.
The Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Hon. Tom Butime has assured the public that Uganda’s national parks are safe to visit because the safety of tourists is given number one priority. The Minister gave the assurance today while receiving 12 unit ranger accommodation
facility from the European Union (EU) delegation to Uganda to accommodate park rangers in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Both the Uganda Wildlife Act, 2019 and the Wildlife Policy 2014 provide for conservation and sustainable management of wildlife resources, coordination, monitoring and supervision of activities related to wildlife management in Uganda. This mandate is legally vested in UWA. In order to carry out its mandate,