Cabinet sat on Monday March 4th, 2019 at State House Entebbe and approved the recommendations and strategies proposed by the Ministry of Public Service for managing the traditional and teaching service pensioners/claimants.
Ministries, Departments and Local Governments to finalize authentication of the un-validated pensioners and pensioners whose data are not matching with NIRA data and present such cases for validation by 31st May,2019;
Deactivation from the pension payroll and stoppage of payments to un-validated pensioners and validated pensioners whose biometrics are not matching with NIIRA by 1st June, 2019.
Instituting an Investigation by the Inspectorate of Government, of records that will be deactivated from the Pay roll by 1st June, 2019.
Ministries, Departments and Local Governments to finalize updating of the pension database with Validated and matching records by 31st May, 2019.
Cabinet approved the Budget for Financial Year 2019/2020 (Details will be availed since the same is subject to Parliamentary appropriation process and approval).
Cabinet noted that, the 2019 Retreat of the NRM Parliamentary Caucus will take place at the National Leadership Institute (NALI), Kyankwanzi, from 13th -20th March, 2019.
The objectives of the Retreat include; to deepen Members knowledge and understanding of the NRM Ideology, Regional Integration and society and appraise Members on the country’s economic progress.
The retreat will review progress made under the National Development Plan (NDP) II and to contribute to the identification of priorities for the NDP III.
It will take stock of the achievements so far realized and challenges met in the implementation of the NRM Manifesto 2016-2021.
It will enable the NRM Parliamentary Caucus appreciate the need for Industrialization and job creation as a springboard for propelling Uganda’s economy to middle income status.
It will update Members on the performance of the NRM Caucus in Parliament and agree on the way forward and NRM activities.