UGANDA WILDLIFE EXHIBITION-IN GULU
Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) exihibited a variety of Uganda tourism products i.e information and tourism promotional materials. The exhibition was held in Northern Uganda (Gulu district) where thousands of people attended at it went for one week as a celebration to mark the world Tourism Day on September 27th, 2011 in Gulu Municipality. Free information related to Uganda‘s tourism attraction was given out by the Uganda wildlife staff in Kampala head offices and well as representatives from Murchison falls Wildlife safari park. The exhibition venue was at the TAKS Centre near to Acholi Inn involved participants like Uganda tour operators, hoteliers, training institutes and students, local communities, government officials among others. The most popular and attractive items during the exhibition carried away by the show attendees included full colour animal posters for different Uganda national parks like the Mountain gorillas and game reserves, National parks information guidebooks content, new conservation tariff books and a number of resale items used as souvenirs. Among improtant dignotaries in attendance were several ministers and district representatives like third deputy prime minister Retired Lt.General Moses Ali, Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage Professor Ephraim Kamuntu and his junior colleague Ms Agnes Akiror Egunyu, minister of state for Water Betty Bigombe were attracted by the Uganda Wildlife stand they were welcome by Dr .Andrew Seguya who also guided them to all the products as displayed on the stall. A clean up exercise was also carried out in Gulu town by artists who were dressed in Uganda mountain gorilla safari suits thus causing a lot of excitement in Gulu streets from there they had to paint Zebra crossing then the Gorilla Service Night.