President Museveni on Tuesday April12th,2016 took a boat ride on the 32Km long Kazinga Channel that connects lake Edward and George inside Queen Elizabeth National Park.
During his cruise,the president sighted a variety of animals and birds in the backdrop of a panoramic landscape.He also had opportunity to wave and chat with the fishing communities along the channel.
"In 2014, tourism contributed UgShs 6.4 trillion - 9.9% of our GDP up from 7.9% (5.6 trillion ) in 2013. The peace and stability ushered in by the NRM Government has seen the tourism sector grow steadily. Government is committed to offering more support to the tourism sector to ensure it grows in leaps and bounds," said President Museveni