BoU To Issue 1,000 Commemorative Coin


more about geneva; font-size: small;”>The ceremony will be held at the Bank of Uganda Headquarters in Kampala.

malady geneva; font-size: small;”>Bank of Uganda has over the years issued commemorative currency for various historical events of both national and international importance.

These include a commemorative coin issued in 1968 to mark the World Food Day of the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) on the theme ‘Produce More Food.’

Others are commemorative coins to mark the visit of His Holiness, Pope Paul VI, to Uganda in 1969 and a commemorative coin issued in 1981 to mark the International Year of Disabled Persons, to educate the public about the rights, talents and needs of Persons with disabilities throughout the world.

The Bank also issued such coins in 1986 and 2006 to mark Bank of Uganda’s 20 and 40 years of service respectively.

In 2007, a commemorative Bank Note issued to mark the Commonwealth Heads of

Government Meeting (CHOGM) hosted in Uganda was issued.

“Bank of Uganda is proud of its contribution to Uganda’s economic success through its prudent Monetary Policy management over the years,” a statement issued Thursday by Governor Tumusiime Mutebile, reads in part.


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