BY KETRAH JJEMBA
THE Ministry of Works and Transport on Wednesday November, 3 2021 took over the registration and licensing of all vehicles in Uganda from the tax body, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA).
The mandate to register and licence motor vehicles is now a responsibility of the Ministry of Works and Transport. URA will remain responsible for motor vehicle customs clearance and first-time registration.
Speaking during the handover at URA headquarters in Kampala, Transport and works cabinet mimistsr Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala explained that this is done to enable URA to concentrate on revenue collection.
Gen. Katumba said, “The ministry has made some changes in the log book from the old.”
At the same function, the Commissioner General URA John Musinguzi pledged to equip staff of the ministry of transport and works with the required skills.