President Museveni Inspects Munyonyo Convention Centre, Infrastructure Projects Ahead of NAM and G-77 Summits


President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni conducted an inspection of key infrastructure projects yesterday, as the country gears up for the upcoming 19th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and the Group of 77 (G-77) China summits scheduled to take place in January next year at Speke Resort Convention Centre, Munyonyo.

Accompanied by  First Daughter, Natasha Karugire, and top government officials, including Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja and Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Hajjat Minsa Kabanda, the President assessed projects such as the transportation system, Speke Resort Munyonyo, and Entebbe International Airport.

Munyonyo’s Sudhir Shows Museveni around the Conference Centre whose works have now reached 85% and will be completed by January.

The President visited Speke Resort Munyonyo, where proprietor Sudhir Ruparelia showed him around the modern multipurpose conference centre, committing that it will be ready ahead of the summit. 85% per cent of the work has so far been completed.

The one-of-a-kind facility whose main auditorium has a capacity of between 3,800 – 4,400 people, depending on the sitting arrangement, will also have a multipurpose hall, 12 high-end conference/breakaway meeting rooms and a floating restaurant that can host more than 900 guests.

President Museveni stressed the importance of collaboration among stakeholders, and interacting with local communities, workers, and project contributors. The emphasis was on ensuring that these infrastructure developments align with the needs and aspirations of the people they are designed to serve. The visit signifies Uganda’s commitment to hosting a successful and impactful series of summits in 2024.

The President also visited road construction works.

The president’s infrastructure visits included the Mukwano Road, Clock Tower Interchange, Kampala-Gaba Road, Wavamunno Road, Salama Road, and the Busabala Interchange.

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