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Museveni names DP’s Beatrice Kayanja head of export at science and innovations ministry

Ms Kayanja was the Democratic Party’s (DP) candidate for the Kampala Lord Mayoral race

President Museveni and Ms. Beatrice Kayanja who was the Democratic Party’s (DP) candidate for the Kampala Lord Mayoral race (PHOTO /Courtesy)

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has appointed Beatrice Kayanja head of export for the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.(STI)

Ms Kayanja is a dedicated, driven and result-oriented management professional with a passion for optimal service, business development, team leadership and women’s rights.

President  Museveni recognised her work of positively promoting East Africa especially Uganda through commercial diplomacy and her company, BEAKAY Limited which promotes Uganda’s products of Arts and Craft in Europe in accordance with European Standards.

She is the co- founder and executive director at TILOA, an organisation which ignites change by supporting African women to get elected to public offices.

Ms Kayanja is a Non – Profit Director at PENHA. She is a charity contributor at St. John’s Hospice, a charity she is very passionate about that looks after terminally ill children and the elderly.

Ms. Beatrice Kayanja has been named head of export at the Ministry of Science and Innovation (PHOTO /Courtesy)

She does a lot of volunteering work training, supporting and empowering women and the youth in different areas of interest.

Ms Kayanja was the Democratic Party’s (DP) candidate for the Kampala Lord Mayoral race. Her manifesto was so outstanding with her ten point action programmes which included to support the establishment of Agricultural Free Zones (AFZs) to promote agricultural production for export.

Speaking about Kayanja’s appointment, Netizens congratulated her and said she has merit for the new job and she is a go getter.

The Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MoSTI) was created in June 2016 in recognition of the need by Government to explicitly prioritize issues relating to the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) as a key driver for Economic Development.

Key among others, the ministry, currently headed by Dr. Monica Musenero is responsible for the planning, coordinating and implement government efforts to encourage scientific and technological innovation in educational institutions, industry, agriculture, commerce and daily life, on the country’s path to middle-income status.

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