The discounted gorilla tracking permits promotion initiated by the management of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to enable East Africans and Foreign residents to enjoy the same gorilla tracking experience at reduced rates successfully ended on May 31, 2013.
Seen in the photo extreme left is Dr. Seguya and extreme right is Prince William
The Executive Director of Uganda Wildlife Authority Dr. Andrew Seguya who is also a board member of the Uganda Tourism Board,on May 21st,2013, was among the Ugandan delegation that attended a meeting hosted by his Royal Higness the Prince of Wales
The meeting also attended by the commissioner for wildlife in the Ministry of Tourism Mr. James Lutalo sought to discuss action areas of potential collaboration and partnershipsto combat illegal wildlife tradeand related products.
The UWA boss also utilized his visit to hold meetings with the Ugandan embassy staff to discussissues pertaining to the promotion of Uganda Wildlife Authority and visit tourist sites and businessesin London.
Sri Lanka President
Murchison Falls National Park in My hosted a number of high profile visitors including the Sri Lankan President HE Mahinda Rajapaska.The Sri Lankan head had a boat ride to the bottom of the falls,the Delta where Victoria Nile joins Lake Albert,a game drive and also visited the top of the falls.
President Yoweri Museveni last week launched the Busoga Cultural Tourism Initiative’s Kagulu Hill Climbing Challenge in Buyende district north of Jinja town where he contributed 100m Uganda shillings towards the improvement of the site.
The management of Toyota Uganda and the Nile Breweries Ltd has officially handed over two brand new Yamaha DT 125 motorbikes worth USD 8,400 from the proceeds of the 2013 Murchison Falls Invitational Fishing Tournament (MFIFT) to Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to step up patrols against illegal activities in protected areas.