Former State Minister for Tourism Hon. Maria Mutagamba has this after noon (Wednesday June 28th 2017) been finally laid to rest at her ancestral home in Gamba Village, Kakuuto County, Rakai District.
Hon. Mutagamba succumbed to liver cancer at Case Hospital at the weekend.
Her burial was attended by hundreds of mourners including government officials, family members, friends, the Uganda tourism fraternity and the reigning and former Miss Tourism Uganda beauty queens among others.
Mrs Mutagamba died at the age of 64, after she had quit competitive politics.
The former minister served as Tourism Minister from 2012 to 2016. She was previously Minister of Water and Environment and also served as MP Rakai district from 2001 to 2016.
She was accorded state burial fully facilitated by the Government.
May her soul rest in eternal peace.