Coronavirus: Government sends Shs2b to students trapped in China. The legislature has at long last sent cash implied for upkeep to Ugandan understudies caught in Wuhan, China, the focal point of Coronavirus flare-up.
However, a payslip seen by this paper demonstrates that $600,000 (about Shs2.2b) sent to the Uganda Embassy. In Beijing, China, through the BKCHCNBJ, Bank of China (Head Office) on March 2.
Be that as it may, an announcement introduced to Parliament a month ago by Dr. Ruth Jane Aceng the Health Minister for the benefit of the Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, showed that the administration was wiring $61,800 (about Shs228b).
“Therefore, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs knows about the difficulties the understudies are looking at as respects their government assistance. In that capacity, it is wiring $61,800 to help the understudies. In the meantime, as more assessment of the circumstance happens,” the announcement peruses to some extent.
When reached Mr. Moses Kasujja, the advertising official at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs alluded us to the Ministry of Health.
A week ago, Dr. Aceng stated, “That is an element of the Ministry of Education. In addition, the understudies are there for contemplates, not medical problems, counsel with the Ministry of Education”
Mr. Alex Kakooza, the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Education. Said $600,000 is the sum that mentioned and passed by Cabinet also.
As per the administration, 105 Ugandan understudies are in Wuhan city colleges where 65. Similarly, they are government-supported understudies and 40 are on private sponsorship.
One of the understudies in Wuhan said they presented their record subtleties on Friday. In spite of the fact that they have not got the cash yet.
Sources demonstrate that the cash move procedure will take around two days for instance.
Ms. Margret Ntale, a parent with three kids in Wuhan, said the administration cash is never again a rainy day account.
Another parent who favored obscurity stated: “I have an inclination that they are as yet finding a method for stealing the cash as you see. They sent Shs2b but we were expecting Shs220m.” Coronavirus: Government sends Shs2b to students trapped in China
So as to instruct general society about Coronavirus that has murdered in excess of 3,000 individuals in 70 nations. In other words, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has guided all supporters to scatter data about coronavirus gratis until. It proclaimed no danger by the administration.
“It involves national intrigue. We are inspiring a segment inside the permit. One of the terms and states of a permit for communicating is that you are required to convey the substance. However, open enthusiasm for the type of open help declaration for nothing out of pocket. When called upon,” Mr. Ibrahim Bosa, the UCC representative, said yesterday.