Month: February 2018

Government takes over railway assets

Finance minister Matia Kasija, in a January 25 letter to RVR’s executives, said: “It is clear that there is an absolute failure and refusal to perform or continue with performance of your explicit and critical contractual obligations.”

“This amounts to a fundamental breach of the concession agreement which has effectively deprived government of Uganda and URC of substantially the whole benefit of what they were to receive under the concession agreement,” the letter, copied to among others, Attorney General William Byaruhanga and Works and Transport minister Monica Ntege, reads in part.

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Ministerial Statement on Parliamentary Report

The Committee on Physical and Infrastructure of Parliament recently released a report that contained information that does not provide a true picture of what the Ministry of Works and Transport is doing. Some of the information is not accurate. It can easily harm the development of the SGR in Uganda. 

In the link below, the Ministry is responding to the key issues raised in the report. 

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