Finally, there is light at the end of the tunnel for The Uganda Comedians Association as President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has replied to their issue of the culture and creative industry.
In a letter that we have come across, the president admitted to seeing a document from the Uganda Comedians Association which has useful ideas.
“By copy of this letter, I am directing the minister of Finance, planning, and Economic Development to study your document and report to cabinet in the same meeting. The two issues involving finance, the tax on gadgets and assist the theft of copyrights and also stimulus package for creative industries,” reads part of the letter.
The president further directed the Permanent Secretary, Minister of Gender, Labor, and Social Development to be the contact person in dealing with all the issues raised in the memorandum.