By Nicholas Shawn Mugarura.
The cabinet has approved the budget for the 2019/2020 financial year. Government spokesperson, Ofwono Opondo, while addressing the press at Uganda Media Centre, today morning, said the details of the approved budget will be availed soon.
Ministry of works and transport had the biggest budget of 5.3 trillion, according to the framework of 34.3 trillion budget, that was approved by parliament, early last month.
In the new recommendations, Ministries, Departments and local governments will finalize authentication of the un-validated pensioners and pensioners whose data are not matching with that of NIIRA and present those cases for validation by 31/05/19.
Cabinet also approved the recommendations and strategies proposed by the Ministry of public service for managing the traditional and teaching service pensioners.
“Cabinet which sat at state house Entebbe on Monday noted that, the 2019 Retreat of the NRM parliamentary caucus will take place at the National Leadership Institute, Kyankwanzi from 13th – 20th March, 2019.” Opondo said.