By Nasser Kasozi Akandwanaho
One week after swearing-in, and beginning of his six-term of office, the President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni has endorsed for publication of a new official portrait that shall be used in all public offices in the country.
President Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Museveni was sworn-in on 12th May 2021, at Kololo for his sixth elective term after being declared winner of the January election.
According to the letter by Hajji Kakande Yunus the Secretary, Office of the President, all MDALGs and missions abroad have been urged to order for the new portrait to replace all the previous ones.
The Portrait replaces the previous official portrait in which Museveni is dressed in a black coat, white-collar shirt, and a blue tie.
According to Hajji Kakande, all orders for the new portrait shall be made at the Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC).
“The purpose of this letter, therefore, is to urge you to display the new presidential portrait in all public offices. For purposes of standardization, you are encouraged to place orders for this portrait at the Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC),” reads the letter by the Secretary, Office of the President.
Accordingly, The Homeland Newspaper has seen the new official president Museveni’s portrait that depicts a white long-sleeved shirt and his trademark hat, with the Ugandan flag in the background.