By Our Reporter
The NRM anniversary celebrations for 2013 will be held in Kasese district in Western Uganda.
However the party has announced that the 27th NRA/NRM Anniversary celebrations which were due to take place on Saturday 26th January 2013 have been postponed to Wednesday 30th January 2013.
“Accordingly government has declared Wednesday 30th January 2013 a public holiday to allow the nation to celebrate this day.” reads a statement issued by the minister of Information ,Mary Karoro Okurut.
The minister says that the postponement has been occasioned by the fact that Saturday 26th January 2013 was not a suitable date for some of the state guests expected for the event.
“We expect delegations from several counties to grace the occasion. Egypt and the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed sending delegations and details from other countries will be made available during the course of this week.” reads the statement
The function which will be presided over by President Yoweri Museveni, will be hosted at Nyakasanga grounds, Nyamwamba division, in Kasese Municipality.
The day will be celebrated under the theme: “Lessons from Our History: NRM’s Commitment to Create a Better Future for Uganda”.
On 26th January, 1986, the National Resistance Movement came to power following the capture of Kampala by the National Resistance Army.The day celebrates the NRM capture of power every year in different districts.