MTN Uganda donated Shs10 million as support of the Kagulu Rock climbing challenge to promote the importance of the Busoga culture.
This challenge was part of the Busoga Tourism Expo started in 2012 as a tourism attraction aimed at showing the cultural and historical significance in Busoga.
MTN’s General Manger for Corporate Servies, Mr Anthony Katamba called on all Ugandans to realize the importance of culture as way to promote tourism sector of Uganda.
“Tourism for Uganda is the gateway to the rest of the world, and we must utilize sites like Kagulu Rock to develop the lucrative tourism opportunities our country has to offer. “Katamba added.
Kagulu Hill located in Buyende District and some 30km from Kamuli town has deep cultural and historical significance in Busoga.
Kagulu Hill offers a magnificent panoramic view of Busoga, Lango and Teso regions.
Since 2003, many people especially foreigners have been enjoying rock climbing at Kagulu Hill.
This year’s Kagulu Rock Climbing Challenge 2nd Edition took place from the 9th – 10th of May 2014.
MTN handed over its donation to the Speaker of Parliament- Rebecca Kadaga who is also the patron of the Busoga Tourism Initiative by the MTN Uganda CEO Mazen Mroué.
Kadaga thanked the MTN Uganda Foundation for their continued support and contribution towards Busoga’s efforts in making Kagulu Hill a valued tourist attraction added to the Eastern Uganda Tourist Circuit.