How Shs 29 Trillion Budget Will Be Shared

Parliament has approved Uganda’s 2017-18 national budget totalling to Shs 29 trillion. This followed the discussion of a report by the Budget Committee.

Today, finance minister Matia Kasaija will read the budget  at Kampala Serana Hotel.

According to the passed budget, the works ministry will take a lion’s share of Shs 4.6 tn or just 21 per cent of the national budget.

Uganda will also spend the second largest chunk of her budget on repayment of loan interests. Some Shs 2.6 tn (12 per cent).


Samuel Kamugisha