The Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Economic Development (General Duties),
Hon. Gabriel Ajedra Aridru led a delegation of 12 officials on technical bench-marking trip
to participate in the EU funded study of Institutional and Funding Models for Uganda
Road Fund in Namibia, Windhoek and South Africa, Cape Town from 02nd –
8th February 2020. The Team visited Road Fund Offices in Windhoek and the Western
Cape Government in Cape Town. The study will inform the new direction of the Fund
and specifically a funding model that will provide predictable funding.
The delegates for the study tour included;
a) Officials from the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
1.         Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Economic Development
(General Duties) – Hon. Gabriel Ajedra Aridru
2.         Director, Debt and Cash Policy – Ms Maris Wanyera
b) Officials from the Ministry of Works and Transport
1.         Minister of State for Works and Transport (Works) – Hon. Peter Lokeris
2.         Director of Transport – Mr Benon Kajuna
c) Officials from the Parliamentary Committee on Physical Infrastructure
1.         Chairperson of the Committee – Hon. Kafeero R. Ssekitoleko
2.         One (01) member of the Committee – Hon. James Waluswaka
d) Officials from the Board of Uganda Road Fund
1.         Two (02) board members – Ms Rosemary Owino and Mr. Kenneth
e) Officials from the Secretariat of the Uganda Road Fund
1.         Ag. Executive Director – Eng. Dr Andrew Naimanye
2.         Manager, Policy and Strategy – Eng. Ronald Namugera
f) Officials from the National Planning Authority
1.         Executive Chairperson – Prof. Pamela K. Mbabazi
g) Officials from the European Union Delegation to Uganda
1.         Operations Adviser for Infrastructure – Simon Muliisa