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Government launches e-visa to attract investment

Published on July 08, 2016

People who want to visit Uganda for business or pleasure can now apply for visas and permits online, thanks to the introduction of e-visa system.

The new system, which started functioning this financial year, eliminates earlier bureaucratic procedures which were slow and tedious.

While sharing some of their achievements with ICT Minister Frank Tumwebaze and his junior Idah Nantaba early in the week in Kampala, Mr Peter Kahiigi, the National Information Technology Authority - Uganda (NITA-U) director e-government, said: “The e-visa system will not only save time but also reduce on the human contact which many times see people ask for kickbacks in order to help travellers.” Read more. Source | Daily Monitor