New National Planning Authority board inaugurated

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New National Planning Authority board inaugurated
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The State Minister for Finance, Amos Lugoloobi has presided over the inauguration of the newly appointed National Planning Authority executive board.

The new Board, chaired by Prof. Pamela K. Mbabazi, comprises five members who bring extensive expertise in economic planning and development.

Speaking at the function ,Lugoloobi emphasized the critical role of the board in providing strategic leadership and guidance to the NPA, highlighting the importance of effective planning in achieving Uganda’s development goals, particularly under the fourth National Development Plan (NDPIV).

"We must move swiftly to guide our technical team in developing well-articulated program plans and subsequent regional and local development strategies," Lugoloobi said.

He also assigned specific strategic objective themes of NDPIV to the board members  with the chaired, tasked to be in charge of private sector and strategic partnership while Dr.Ivan Lule is in charge of production, value addition and institutional development whereas Stephen Mukitale Adyeeri is in charge of infrastructure and physical planning.

The minister tasked Prof. Enos Kiremire to be in charge of human capital development while Lydia Wanyoto is in charge of peace, security, governance and publicity.

In her speech, Prof. Pamela Mbabazi, the NPA Board Chairperson expressed gratitude to President Museveni  and the Minister for entrusting her with a second term in office.

She pledged the board’s commitment to fulfilling its mandate.

“We are dedicated to delivering on our mandate and look forward to working together with the remarkable NPA staff,” she said.

The ceremony was attended by the Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, Directors, NPA staff, security officers, and all support staff present, who welcomed the newly appointed board with optimism and enthusiasm.

The NPA is a government institution responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of national development plans, formulating policies, conducting research, and providing invaluable advice on socio-economic development issues in Uganda.


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