The German Embassy in Uganda said the money will pave way for Ugandan-German development cooperation in the period from 2021 to 2022. The signing of the grant on Wednesday marked the conclusion of the talks between the Ugandan government and German on how the money will be utilized.
Besides passport and immigration, the directorate is also resuming registration services, NGO regulation services, Management of Community Service Orders and Provision of forensic and testing services, among others.
BATU says its gross revenue fell by 12 percent as a result of low sales in cigarettes occasioned by the pandemic. The revenues fell from Shillings 86billion in the first six months of 2019 to Shillings 76billion in the first six months of 2020.
According to the Vice-chairperson of the committee Lawrence Bategeka, although loan disbursement performance has been improving over time, a significant amount of committed external debt amounting to 18 trillion shillings remains undisbursed.