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PAU in Search of Shs170M Ahead of 2015 Pool Championships

L-R Carol, Vicky, Shamim, Ritah, Jacinta, Sharon, Zaimati

KIGALI, side effects http://darkon.org/wp-content/plugins/events-manager/templates/templates/events-list.php RWANDA: 

The Rwandan Prime Minister, viagra Anastase Murekezi has expressed the need for development alternatives so to protect the natural environment from destruction, sildenafil http://colosseo.com.br/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/photon.php Chimp Corps report.

He said that government is in plans to reduce gas oil as source of energy in the next 4 years.

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This, he said, will save it for other purposes.

He made the remarks wile officiating at the conservation conference at Kigali Serena Hotel on Thursday.

The premier also emphasized Rwanda’s efforts in conserving wildlife and the natural resources.

“Rwanda has heavily invested in protected areas with statutes in place. We have established a centre of excellence in biodiversity and nature conservation,” he noted.

Hon. Murekezi noted that the country’s tourism sector has steadily progressed, highlighting the 23 percent increase in gorillas over the last 7 years.

He attributed this growth to Rwanda’s continued commitment through environmental policies.

“More than 18 percent of our visitors come for ecotourism and this is our biggest foreign income earner for the last 5 years. Conservation ought to be taken seriously because every decision taken on biodiversity affects our lives,” added Murekezi.

He also hailed the Rwandan parliament for passing the law to create a new national park in Gishwati-Mukula which he said is good for the sector and for the world.

Chief Tour Operator of Rwanda Development Board, Ambassador Yamina Karitanyi making her remarks

Chief Tour Operator of Rwanda Development Board, Ambassador Yamina Karitanyi making her remarks

Achievements 

On her part, the Chief Tour Operator, Rwanda Development Board, Ambassador Yamina Karitanyi said that government is prepared and has formulated policies and a clear implementation plan for conservation.

“Government has registered significant achievements in conserving nature. All this has been made possible by good political will and people centered leadership.  Rwanda has so many stories that can be replicated elsewhere in the world,” he advised.

Among many others, Ambassador Karitanyi said various projects have been established around the 3 national parks in the country.

Key at the conference was the debate on how Africa countries can strike a balance between robust development and ensuring that natural environment is protected.

Other outstanding issues included; revenue sharing with communities, park management and need for international coordination.
Pool Association of Uganda (PAU) is in dire need of funds to support the national men’s and ladies teams to the to represent the country in the 2015 AAPA Africa Blackball Championships scheduled for 26th – 31st of October 2015 in Maseru, information pills http://clintonhouse.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/sal/class.json-api-post-jetpack.php Lesotho.

“The association (PAU) needs USD 50, pharmacy http://celebrationhopecenter.org/wp-content/themes/genesis/lib/structure/sidebar.php 000 (approximately Ushs. 170M) to fully cater for the team for the whole trip, clinic ” PAU publicity secretary, Michael Mawanda revealed to ChimpSport.

Uganda made a debut last year in the  2014 Championships that were held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania scooping the silver medal but the national team Manager in charge of operations, Mr. David Benjamin Mugabi believes they should have picked the overall prize were it not for financial shortcomings that forced the contigent to use tiresome road transport.

PAU recently signed a mega deal with Nile special to sponsor the national championship but the funds dont cater for activities of the national team.

“Nile special sponsorship is only meant for the national championship because the sponsors opted specifically for that,” Mawanda further explains.

On Tuesday, the government bailed out the national men’s football team, Uganda Cranes to a tune of USD 210,000 but remains to be seen if PAU will also be considered.

Full squad:
Ladies: Ritah Nimusiima, Namuyanja Victoria, Kajubi Jacinta, Nabbanja Tilda,Mirembe Sharon, Shamim Nalugwa, Nakyiza Joan, Caroline Kyampaire and Zaimati Nabafu.

Men:Gumikiriza Alfred aka
Black Sheep,Ssewankambo Fahad aka The Bee, Ndyagumanawe Amos aka Real Shooter, Matovu Sula aka The Singer, Namanya Fred aka Bonde, Oscar Ocakacon “Kapi”, Bukenya Uthman aka
Sir Double, and Mutaawe Joseph aka The Pain.

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