Government insists on its officials using national airline

By Ritah Kemigisa.

Government has insisted that all government officials intending to make travels abroad will have to use the national airline.

The national airline in its revamp process is expecting to collect more money from foreign travels, something that has since caused doubt due to the government’s decision to cut down on foreign travels.

Now addressing journalists at the Uganda media center, the works and transport minister Monica Azuba Ntege said government has been losing more than 450M USD to foreign travels, a trend that must change.

She says government officials will not takes travels on loan further appealing to Ugandans to be more patriotic and support the national carrier expressing optimism that government has learnt from its mistakes and is now headed for success.