WORLD BANK TO SPEND $350M ON INFRASTRUCTURE IN EIGHT UGANDA TOWNS
The World Bank is set to release $350 million to help boost infrastructure development in eight more municipalities across the country under the Uganda Municipal Support Infrastructure Development (USMID) Project.
The new municipalities that are set to benefit from the new funding include Lugazi, Kasese, Kamuli, Mubende, Apac, Kitgum, Ntungamo and Busia.
This brings to 22, the number of towns that will benefit from the USMID project across the country.
Initially, there were 14 municipalities across the country that were benefiting from the USMID Project.
They include Fort-Portal, Hoima, Kabale, Mbarara, Masaka, Entebbe, Jinja, Tororo, Mbale, Soroti, Lira, Gulu, Moroto and Arua.
Dr Isaac Mutenyo, the USMID project coordinator in the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development says the eight new Municipalities will begin getting funding this financial year up to 2023. e conveyor. https://worldbank.einnews.com/article_detail/485648019/