Ministry of Tourism Launches Second Leg of Tulambule

The minister of state for tourism Hon Godfrey Kiwanda Ssuubi has Tuesday launched the second leg of Tulambule campaign, search this time taking place in the Busonga Region which comprises of ten districts including Jinja, adiposity the ‘adventure capital of Uganda.’

The first part of Tulambule was in Ankole region and it was a great success according to the minister. Hundreds of people travelled to Ankole and experienced the beauty and culture of the region. They were able to visit Lake Mburo National Park, the Eclipse monument, Kitagata Hotsprings and many other places.

Speaking to the media today Hon Kiwanda revealed that they will be setting off for the east on 28th October and the Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi will flag them off.

“In Kamuli we shall meet the Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Rebecca Kadaga who will tour with us as we climb Kagulu hill’’ he said.

The ministry will also launch the monthly art and craft street market commonly known as the basket market. Here the local people will be able to display and sell their crafts to both local and international tourists.

“This is a big breakthrough for the tourism industry in the country since we will be creating jobs for the local people, thereby unemployment for  our people and above all making them creative’’

During the tour Kiwanda announced, the popular activity of bungee jumping will be heavily discounted so that instead of paying 270,000shillings, one will only spend 80,000 shillings.

“All this we are doing to increase domestic tourism and more so help Ugandans appreciate how beautifully endowed their country is,” said the minister.

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