The appeal comes a few months after Uganda National Airlines Company signed an order for four new CRJ900 jets with Canadian firm Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and another order with Airbus for the supply of two A330-800neo planes.
The Minister for the Presidency Ester Mbayo says that the government has obtained intelligence indicating that some foreign organizations are sponsoring political violence, protests led by opposition groups and activities aimed at undermining the government. She, however, declined to divulge details about the funding organizations.
The decision was taken during Monday weekly cabinet meeting. The cabinet directed Ministry of Finance and Public Service to review the allowances and prepare a new structure that will be implemented in the 2019/20 financial year.
The Buvuma District LC V Chairperson, Alex Mabirizi, acknowledged the problem of absenteeism. He explained that the workers are expected to work full time but most of them report for work on Tuesday and leave by Thursday, which is affecting service delivery.