Press release on Safety of Uganda
KAMPALA - The Government of Uganda wishes to assure Ugandans, Regional and international tourists and visitors coming to visiting Uganda that it is safe, secure and well protected.
We wish to assure our visitors that their stay in the Pearl of Africa is secured and out of any harm's way. Our armed forces, police and intelligence are on full alert in all public places and tourist attractions to ensure that tourists continue enjoying our pristine destination.
A few isolated acts of violence, particularly in Western Uganda, in the Rwenzori region have been contained and business is going on as usual. The Uganda Police Force and the Army arrested the criminals that tried to disrupt the peace and tranquility enjoyed by every human being in all parts of Uganda. These criminals are facing the courts of law.
Additionally, government has extended an olive branch by way of amnesty and 341 people have surrendered and have been pardoned. Reconciliation meetings are going on and there all indications that the situation is now calm.
The Government of Uganda wishes to call upon investors, tourists, visitors, to visit and revisit the country without fear.