WEEK REVIEW: UGANDA TAKES SILVER AT 2ND BEACH WOODBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND NCS HOSTS 1ST SPORTS FORUM

MINISTER’S FORUM

On Tuesday May 28, the state minister for sports, Hon. Charles Bakkabulindi, hosted the first Minister’s Forum as mandated in Section 17 of the 2014 Statutory Instrument.

The forum brought together heads of national associations and federations’ president/chairman’s and their general secretaries/chief executive officers.

The open forum had associations demand that National Council of Sports (NCS) comes up with a threshold figure of money given to associations.

Also, tax waivers on sports equipment and the need for planning were discussed.

The minister was accompanied by the Under Secretary Aggrey David Kibenge and the Commissioner for Physical Education and Sports Omara Apita.

NCS Chairman Bosco Onyik and the acting general secretary Dr. Benard Patrick Ogwel were the hosts.

NCS TUTORS ACCOUNTANTS ON FINANCIAL MANAGEMENTS

On Wednesday May 29, National Council of Sports (NCS) hosted financial managers of the affiliated national associations/federations for a one-day capacity building workshop on effective financial management.

The workshop was addressed by the Under Secretary Ministry of Education and Sports, Aggrey David Kibenge, the Commissioner for Physical Education and Sports Omara Apita and the Commissioner – Accounts Gabriel Opio.

NCS Chairman Bosco Onyik was represented by board member Ha