Religious leaders to promote tourism at Martyrs day


  • The commissioner for World life conservation James Lutaro has appealed to religious leaders in Uganda to work with the government to promote the country’s tourism sector.

    Lutaro says the government has partnered with religious leaders to ensure proper sensitisation on the country’s tourism potential, proper utilisation of infrastructure services and responsible conservation practices.

    Lutaro says that the upcoming martyrs day celebrations are a big opportunity to market Uganda since the country expects to receive about 1.6 million visitors.

    He appealed to religious leaders to maintain the value of Namugongo swamps at the martyrs’ which has been undergoing renovation.

    Speaking to journalists earlier the special presidential assistant on political affairs Catherine Nabagesera says that the president has appealed to the various sectors of government to work together with religious leaders to exploit the potential in religious tourism through the improvement of the organization and celebration of this matters day.

    The Uganda Martyrs day is marked annually on June 3rd in the remembrance Christians who murdered because of their faith.

    UGPulse

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