Uganda Tourism

MINISTER ASSURES OF UGANDA’S SAFETY FOR TOURISTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Kanungu - July 24, 2020 – The Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Hon. Tom 
Butime has assured the public that Uganda’s national parks are safe to visit because the 
safety of tourists is given number one priority.

The Minister gave the assurance today while receiving 12 unit ranger accommodation 
facility from the European Union (EU) delegation to Uganda to accommodate park rangers 
in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

ESCALATED FLIGHT PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES AT ALL POINTS OF ENTRY INTO UGANDA DUE TO THE OUTBREAK OF CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19)

Following the outbreak of Corona Virus (COVID-19) and the declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International
Concern (PHEIC) by World Health Organization (WHO), the Government of the Republic of Uganda has given directives
including Ministry of Health, escalating flight precautionary measures at all points of entry into Uganda.

The following procedures shall therefore apply:

1. All international passenger flights to and from Uganda aerodromes are suspended until 26 June 2020;