The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has called on the delegates coming for the Common Wealth Parliamentary conference in August to also plan to visit attractive tourist sites in the country.
Kadaga said during the launch of the conference website that information about several tourist sites have been highlighted for the participants to easily make their choices.
“Uganda is gifted by nature and I would like to encourage our visitors to come in at least two days before or stay an extra three days so that they can get time to experience the tourism we have to offer,” said Kadaga.
The 64th CPC will be hosted by the Uganda branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association from September 22nd to 29th 2019.
The Speaker stressed that the website, www.cpc2019.org will facilitate interaction with delegates who will attend the conference, as well as act as a one-stop centre for key information about the conference and the country.
“The website has been designed to facilitate registration of participants, visa application and to be the source of need to know facts about the conference,” said Kadaga.
Speaker Kadaga, who is the CPC President Designate 2018 to 2019, said that Uganda was proud to
The Speaker commended the CPA Uganda Branch chaired by Hon. Jalia Bintu for the work and efforts being put in to prepare for the event and also commended the Clerk to Parliament and her team for developing the interactive website.
Jalia Bintu assured visitors of safety while attending the conference and touring the country.
The 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference that is preceded by the 63rd session that was held in Dakar, Bangladesh in 2017 will be premised on the theme ‘Adaption, Engagement and Evolution in a rapidly changing Commonwealth’.