The Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs visit’s Luwero Defence Industries in Nakasongola.Micheal Emetu
Yesterday, 10th August 2022, the Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs visited Luwero Defence Industries in Nakasongola to acquaint itself with what the Defence Industries does.
The Committee led by its Chairperson Hon Rosemary Nyakikongoro was received by Lt Gen James Mugira; the Managing Director-National Enterprise (NEC) at Luwero Defence Industries Headquarters.
The Committee was accompanied by Hon Huda Oleru Abason , the Minister of State of Defence and Veteran Affairs in charge of Veterans.
The Committee appreciated the strides NEC/Luwero Defence has made towards self reliance and pledged support.
Maj Gen Sabiiti Muzeyi, the General Manager, Luwero Defence Industries, briefed the Committee on the activities and operations of NEC/Luwero Defence Industries and its Joint Ventures and Partners.
The Committee was later taken on a guided tour of the Surgical Medical Masks Production Facility, Oxygen and Nitrogen Production Plant, Veba Wood Working Machinery for making machine tools and NEC-STREIT armoured vehicle manufacturing facility and PRO-HELI International Services for the maintenance, Repair and Overhaul of Mi Series helicopters.
Present was Mr. Francis Kahirita; the Undersecretary-Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs in charge of Logistics.