With effect from 1st January 2022 all applications for CITES permits will be made online and the portal can be accessed on https://cites.tourism.go.ug/ or https://www.tourism.go.ug The system has been developed with support from WCS under the USAID Combating Wildlife Crime Activity. he system brings together all the Government institutions involved in CITES permitting i.e. MTWA, MWE, MAAIF & UWA and each party including the applicant can view action by the other in real time
The renovations on Mugaba Palace have been completed. The handover ceremony was attended by the Under Secretary who represented the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities during the handover ceremony.