Government moves to boost tourism in the country

By EMMA SSEMAMBO:

The ministry of tourism is looking to improve the tourism sector through improvement in the curriculum for training institutions.

This after ministry signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Belgian government to promote the sector.

According to the Belgian ambassador, Huge Verbist, Uganda has a lot of tourist attractions but lacks the necessary funds to develop them.

He says in order to improve the standards of the sector his government will conduct regional campaigns through which interested students will be supported to improve their skills.

Meanwhile, the ministry of tourism commissioner Rosemary Twinomugisha says focus teaching of practical skills through partnerships with hotels.