Over 58 entities recognized for incremental contributions to the economy as winners applaud Visionaries of Uganda for boosting their profile
Various Visionaries of Uganda Awards for the 10th ceremony have applauded the organizers for boosting their profiles and putting to light their contributions towards economic transformation in Uganda.
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Uganda Energy Credit Capitalization Company (UECCC), National Drug Authority (NDA), Dan ChurchAid Uganda were among the award winners that were recognized for their excellence during the colorful event held on 24th November at Serena Hotel Kampala.
Hon. Muruli Mukasa the Chief Guest, at the 10th Visionaries of Uganda Awards Ceremony said, “The 10th Visionaries of Uganda Awards Ceremony aims to recognize individuals and organizations that have excelled in the realization of Vision 2040.” He congratulated all the awardees.
He was flanked by two other Ministers namely Francis Mwebesa Trade and Peter Lokeris in charge of minerals.
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Jane Frances Abodo that received an award for exemplary leadership and selfless contribution to the Justice, Law and Order Sector, and for outstanding contribution towards Uganda middle income status aspiration and Vision 2040 was presented to her by the Minister of Public Service Hon. Muruli Mukasa
Speaking at the event as Gest Speaker, the DPP explained the role of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) towards Uganda’s socio–economic transformation. She pointed out that effective prosecution of criminal cases contributes to the advancement of social justice, and the pursuit of justice for all. It also creates a friendly and secure environment which are pertinent preconditions for inclusive growth and competitiveness. She informed the business community of the need for their collaboration with the Office of the DPP to ensure that criminal justice is administered. The DPP appreciated the Government of Uganda for the award and congratulated all the other awardees, encouraging them to work harder.
UECCC pictured above, received recognition & won an award as the best ‘Government Renewable Energy Agency of the Year’ during the 10th Visionaries of Uganda Award Ceremony held at Kampala Serena Hotel.
According to UECCC the company remains committed to continue providing financing to catalyse access to renewable energy.
National Planning Authority Chairperson Prof Pamela Mbabazi who also attended used the opportunity to publicize Uganda Vision 2040 and NDP III-eloquently telling the very large audience that assembled what the 2 very important GoU documents are all about.
National Drug Authority (NDA), which is charged with regulating the manufacturing, distribution and use of medicines in Uganda, was one of the 58 entities that were recognized at this year’s Visionaries Awards’ edition.
Joseph Williams Tamale, who spoke on behalf of NDA Executive Secretary Dr. David Nahamya and actually heads the Authority’s regional operations, on the sidelines of the Serena event said that this latest recognition can only incentivize them to work even harder towards ensuring more and more local firms are supported into this high-quality pharmaceutical manufacturing in the coming months and years.
“We are all charged up and motivated to work even harder to serve Ugandans like never before. We are determined to keep ensuring that medicines in all Ugandan pharmacies are safe and efficacious,” Tamale explained” he said
The Visionaries of Uganda above, organizes the annual Visionaries of Uganda Awards Ceremony since 2013 by conducting surveys, and research reports to bring out infinite aspects on organizations, companies, personalities and their impact to society development aimed at boosting the profiles of organizations whose innovation efforts have impacted on the lives of millions of people and increased social economic transformation of Uganda.