By Jumah Kakomo
On 24th, Friday of November, 2023, the Uganda’s tax body, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) received an award as the best “government agency of the year” by KACITA quality awards 2023, during the event held in Kampala under the theme “Embracing Diversity Amidst Sustainable Trade through Research and Awareness”.
In the same vein the authority boss John Rujoki Musinguzi won the award of the “outstanding government leader of the year”
Recently, KACITA launched KACITA QUALITY AWARDS at its headquarters Kampala, a prestigious accolade to celebrate the excellence and dedication of KACITA members in upholding the highest standards of quality in their products and services, supporting the business community and their innovation abilities.
KACITA Quality Awards is an annual prestigious award presented to its members that have excelled during the Research & Awareness Campaign. The research presents a report showing winners for the awards, particularly those that have embraced diversification, scaled in their businesses and those that have supported their members in different areas amidst subsistence trade.
KACITA chairman Thadeus Musoke Nagenda said the Awards aims at recognizing and honoring exceptional businesses that have made significant strides in delivering top-notch quality to their customers and maintaining exceptional service levels. He added that these awards will continue with shedding light on the exemplary practices that contribute towards the growth and development of the business community.
Various individuals and companies received awards such as, National water and sewerage corporation (NWSC) as the government most improved agency of the year, Kira Motors Corporation as the best innovator of the year, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) as the government agency of the year, including its boss John Rujoki Musinguzi as the outstanding government leader of the year among others.
John Rujoki Musinguzi applauded KACITA for recognizing URA saying that the award has rebuilt their commitment to continuous improvement of effective service delivery which will again build a strong and sustainable rapport between the authority and taxpayers.
“I dedicate these two awards to taxpayers of Uganda and the Men and Women who collect tax, let us continue to treat each well and to work honestly for the development of our country,” Musinguzi said.
Thadeus Musoke Nagenda urged business community to continue liaising with each other including the tax body for the growth and development of the country.
He further thanked URA for it’s tirelessly engagement with the business community saying it has shifted and transformed business sector despite various challenges still in place.