The Lord Mayor of Kampala His Worship Erias Lukwago is hosting the Khartoum State governor, Mr. Ahmed Osman Mohamed Ahmed, who is in the country for a bench-marking visit.
Mr. Ahmed is leading a 10-man delegation of Sudanese officials who are in Kampala on a 3-day bench-marking visit until March 10.
On Wednesday 8th March, the delegation had a city tour, visiting places like the Independence monument, the Gaddafi Mosque, Kabaka’s Palace, the Royal Mile, and Bulange-Mengo, among others.
According to Lukwago, the team headed to the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) waste treatment plant in Wankonko, Kampala.
Lukwago applauded the team from Sudan for choosing Kampala City for their bench-marking visit.
“We are happy to host this delegation. They are here to see how we handle our sewage, how we deal with issues of sanitation and road infrastructure, among others,” he said.
Lukwago also revealed that a team from Kampala would also be going to Khartoum to learn from their best practices.
“We shall visit them and learn from them on how to put our city on another level. Learn from each other on greening the city, physical planning, and public transport,” he added.
The Governor was accompanied by H.E Ahmed Ibrahim Ahmed Awadelseed the Ambassador of Sudan, Mohamed Ali Ahmed Sharif Executive Director Khartoum State, Mukhtar Omer Sabir Mansour Director Roads and Bridges Authority, Montasir Mamoun Mustafa Hassanein Director Sewerage and Sanitation Authority, Yasir Babekir Almasaad Babekir Protocol Officer, Musab Ali Addelkarim Elmahdi Media Person, Brig. Faisal Altayeb Ali Military Attaché, Elsadiq Abdalgadir Abdalla Mohamed Counselor and Rodwan Abdelrahman Mahamoud Makki Head Liaison.
The team will today, March 9, hold a meeting with the Lord Mayor and the KCCA leadership on future working partnerships.